Each of the following statements about glucose is correct except one. Which statement is incorrect?
a. Glucose is an aldose
b. Glucose is a hexose
c. There are 14 diastereomers of glucose (in its open-chain form).
d. Glucose is a monosaccharide
e. Glucose is a stereoisomer of ribose.
a. Glucose is an aldose. That means that it is an aldehyde sugar in its straight chain configuration.
b. Glucose is also a hexose. ...
This solution describes the structural properties of glucose, and provides explanations on why the multiple choice options are true or false.