Caption: Table sugar (sucrose) crystals. Sucrose, or common table sugar (also called saccharose), is a disaccharide that consists of two component monosaccharides - glucose and fructose. It is best known for its role in human nutrition and is formed by plants but not by higher organisms. It is commonly used as a sweetener.
Magnification*: x65
Type: SEM
Copyright 1994 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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