Disaccharide Essay Topics

The Effect of the Nature of Substrate on Cellular respiration of yeast

Abstract The experiment aims to observe if simpler substrates makes the rate of cellular respiration faster. Using yeast, smith fermentation tubes and different substrates namely, starch, lactose, sucrose, glucose and fructose, which are from different kinds of carbohydrates, ranging from the simplest sugars glucose and fructose to the polysaccharide starch and water as the control,… View Article

Benedict’s Solution

What is Benedict’s Solution? Benedict’s solution, deep-blue alkaline solution used to test for the presence of the aldehyde functional group, – CHO. The substance to be tested is heated with Benedict’s solution; formation of a brick-red precipitate indicates presence of the aldehyde group. Since simple sugars (e.g., glucose) give a positive test, the solution is… View Article