Smith 3rd Ed. (2010)
CH 27: Carbohydrates

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  1. 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."



  2. 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.