What are some facts for sugar crystals
I have to do a project and I need some facts about it help please!!?!?!!
Sugars are made from monomers. They are bonded by glycosidic linkages (think dehydration synthesis) and only consist of C, H, O! It is also weird but sugars were not ever though of as crystal previous to the 19th or 20th century. They 'crystals' are formed because the structural sugar (ex: http://www.whisky.de/archiv/experte/images/glucose.gif) changes into a cyclic structure (ex: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0e/Saccharose.svg/320px-Saccharose.svg.png). Edit: everyone's saying "sweet" and if you want to get a good grade explain why its sweet. The reason why is that the hydroxyl groups (OH) bind with our tastebuds which send a signal to our brain interpretating it as sweet.
they are sweet
They make delicious candy.
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Sugar crystals refer to highly soluble solid sucrose molecules! :)
Some facts about sugar crystals:They can't be used as a substitute for powdered sugar.They are purposefully manufactured to be small and called "granulated sugar" for the express purpose of having the ability to dissolve quicklyThey can be colored and grown in larger form to use as an edible glitter for cake decorationsThey can get rather large when grown as cultivated, and when the large crystals are on a string, it's called "rock candy" and there was even a song about it called "Big Rock Candy Mountain"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPqrTaVXJhI