Disaccharides are formed by two monosaccharides linked by a glycosidic bond.

SUCROSE (TABLE SUGAR)

Sucrose, or table sugar, is formed by one molecule of alfa-Glucose and one molecule of Fructofuranose joined by a glycosidic linkage:

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MALTOSE (BEER SUGAR)

Maltose is a disaccharide formed by two molecules of Glucose:
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LACTOSE

Lactose is a disaccharide of milk. It is formed by one molecule of Galactose and one molecule of Glucose coupled by a Beta linkage. The formula of Lactose is as follows:
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