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Distinguish between Oligosaccharides and Disaccharides.
Answer

Oligosaccharides

Disaccharides

(1) Contain 2 to 10 units of monosaccharides.

(2) Slightly soluble in water.

(3) Tastelss.

(4) Form glycoalyx on plasma membrane.

(1) Contain 2 units of monosaccharides.

(2) Soluble in water.

(3) Sweet.

(4) Form storage sugars.