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C-2 Epimer of Alpha-D-Galactose

What monosaccharide is the C-2 epimer of alpha-D-galactose? Are these two molecules diastereomers? Are they enantiomers?

Solution Summary

The difference between epimers, diastereomers and enantiomers in monosaccharides is discussed. Diagrams of straight chain and cyclic forms are shown.

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