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D-glucose Isomers

1. Draw and construct the open-chain model of glucose
a. How many chiral carbons are in the open-chain version of glucose?
b. How many different stereoisomers are possible with that number of chiral carbons?
c. What shape does your open-chain model naturally take?

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Structure, function and properties of D-glucose isomers are examined. Open-chain models are analyzed. How many different stereoisomers are possible with that number of chiral carbons are determined.

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