Problem: Glucose (A) cyclizes to a 6-member ring sugar as shown below. Mannose (B) is only slightly different from glucose. Which is the correct cyclic structure of mannose? (Hint: just compare A and B and map the difference onto the cyclic form.)

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Glucose (A) cyclizes to a 6-member ring sugar as shown below. Mannose (B) is only slightly different from glucose. Which is the correct cyclic structure of mannose? (Hint: just compare A and B and map the difference onto the cyclic form.)

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