Pls explain sucrose and lactose,!

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Lactose: It is a disaccharide. It is a sugar composed of galactose and glucose monosaccharide subunits. It is also called milk sugar. It is present in milk, yoghurt, cream, butter, ice cream etc. 
Sucrose: It is a type of complex carbohydrate that consists of glucose and fructose. It is commonly known as table sugar. Sucrose is sweet in taste and thus, is used for preparing desserts or as a sweetener in beverages like tea or coffee.


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