Monosaccharides - Cyclization Video Lessons

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Problem: Consider the two sugars below. On the left is α-(D)-glucose. What is the best description of the sugar on the right?  1) α-(D)-galactose 2) β-(D)-glucose 3) α-(L)-glucose 4) β-(L)-glucose

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Consider the two sugars below. On the left is α-(D)-glucose. What is the best description of the sugar on the right? 

1) α-(D)-galactose

2) β-(D)-glucose

3) α-(L)-glucose

4) β-(L)-glucose

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