What is the importance of carbohydartes?

What is the importance of carbohydartes?


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Importance of Carbohydrates

(1)    They are essential for plants and animals as a source of energy.

(2)    Honey consists of mixture of carbohydrates which is source of energy.

(3)    They store energy in the form of starch and cellulose in plants and glycogen in animals and human beings.

(4)    Cellulose is used for mixing cotton fibre rayon, plastic, guncotton, an explosive.

(5)    They are used in textile, paper and alcohol industry.

(6)    D – Ribose and D – oxyribose are present in DNA and RNA respectively.

(7)    They are also found in combination with proteins and lipids.

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