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In biochemistry, disaccharides are carbohydrates in the form of simple sugars.

Disaccharides are made up of two monosaccharides joined together (hence di-saccharides). Like monosaccharides, they are sweet, water soluble, and crystalline. Examples include sucrose, maltose, and lactose.

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