What are Oligosaccharides & Polysaccharides ?
Polysaccharides are complex long chain carbohydrates which are formed by dehydration synthesis or polymerisation of more than ten but generally very large number of units called monosaccharides. Oligosaccharides: They are small sized polymers of monosaccharides having 2-6 simple sugars occasionally up to 9-10.
Carbohydrates are ubiquist in nature and are an important group of naturally occurring organic compounds. They are especially prevalent in pl