- The simpliest of all soluble carbohydrate and are known as simple sugar.
- The building unit of complex carbohydrate
- Can’t be hydrolised
- Sweet testing, soluble in water, crystaline
- Posses a free aldehydee or ketone group
- General formula CnH2nOn
On the basis of the number of C atoms monosaccharides are subdivided
- Triose sugar(