Concept: Concept: Mutorotation and Optical Activity9m
Concept: Concept: Mechanism4m
Draw the full arrow-pushing mechanism for the following transformation.
Consider the two sugars below. On the left is ß-(D)-glucose. What is the best description of the sugar on the right?
Mutarotation (inversion of the anomeric center) is a process that happens spontaneously when a sugar is put into aqueous solution. Which of these reactions is mutarotation?
Which compound will not be able to undergo mutarotation?