Textbook: McMurry 8th Ed. (2011)

Chapter 25: Biomolecules: Carbohydrates

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Individual Problems

Problem # 317


α-D-Glucose is shown below. Draw its two chair forms. Which conformation is more stable? Explain.

I recommend using the common convention wedge = "up" and dash = "down."



Problem # 715

α-D-glucose is shown below.

a) Is α-D-glucose an acetal, hemiacetal, ketal, or hemiketal?

b) Draw the carbonyl form of α-D-glucose.