We are asked to identify the type of glycosidic linkage in the disaccharide, and the monosaccharide units produced by hydrolysis.
Disaccharides are two monosaccharides bound by an O-glycosidic linkage (α or β)
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Identify the type of glycosidic linkage in the disaccharide, and the monosaccharide units produced by hydrolysis.
The monosaccharide units produced by hydrolysis are ______.
a) fructose and glucose
b) both lactose
c) both glucose
d) galactose and glucose
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