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compare and contrast the variety of amino acids with that of monosaccharides and fatty acids. Which group exhibits the greatest structural variability?

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    Since there are twenty amino acids, there are only three types of monosaccharides; the large amount of variety is due to the changing in R groups. These monosaccharides are glucose, fructose and galactose. In contrast, there are only two types of fatty acids, saturated and unsaturated. In conclusion, amino acids exhibit the greatest structural variability.

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