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Which is a reducing sugar?

a)

Galactose

b)

Gluconic acid

c)

- methyl galactoside

d)

Sucrose


Question ID - 1108 | Toppr Answer

Which is a reducing sugar?

a)

Galactose

b)

Gluconic acid

c)

- methyl galactoside

d)

Sucrose

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

Glucose, fructose, mannose and galactose are hexose monosaccharides. The monosaccharides have free aldehyde or ketone group, which can reduce to Cu. Therefore, these are called reducing sugars.



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