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 Chapter 25: Carbohydrates 
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Reducing Sugars

aldehyde                                                                carboxylate
                                                                                                     red precipitate

Summary

b-D-glucose
methyl b-d-glucopyranoside
sucrose
hemi-acetal => reducing sugar
acetals => non-reducing sugar
tautomerisation of a ketose to an aldose

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