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A class of organic compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in a ratio of Cn(H2O)n. The largest class of organic compounds, including STARCH; GLYCOGEN; CELLULOSE; POLYSACCHARIDES; and simple MONOSACCHARIDES.

Year introduced: /metabolism was CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM 1963-1965

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Tree Number(s): D09

MeSH Unique ID: D002241

Entry Terms:

  • Carbohydrate

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