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Momsaccharides/products, linkage, benedict's, acetal etc

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Will this disaccharide give a positive Benedict's test? Why or why not?

Does this structure have a hemiacetal, hemiketal, acetal, or ketal system? Locate it on the drawing & give appropriate label.

Upon hydrolysis with the appropriate enzyme, what will be the products? Give the ring structures and label as either alpha or beta.

Describe the linkage between the two monosaccharides (ie alpha (1-6).

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Will this disaccharide give a positive Benedict's test? Why or why not?

Benedict's test is an analytical chemical test that reveals the presence of aldehydes. An aldehyde is an organic compound having the chemical functional group CHO, which consists of a carbon ...

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The expert examines momsaccharides/products, linkage, benedict's and acetals. Whether disaccharide gives a positive Benedict's test is determined.

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