Which of the following best summarizes the relationship between dehydration reactions andhydrolysis?
A) Dehydration reactions assemble polymers, and hydrolysis reactions break down polymers.
B) Macromolecular synthesis occurs through the removal of water and digestion occurs through
the addition of water.
C) Dehydration reactions can occur only after hydrolysis.
D) Hydrolysis creates monomers, and dehydration reactions break down polymers.
E) A and B are correct.