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Branched Oligosaccharide
Shown is a branched oligosaccharide made of three sugars

An oligosaccharide is a polymer of a few different simple sugars. Oligosacchardides are carbohydrates. When they are hydrolized, oligosaccharides give 2 to 9 monosaccharides.

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