Properties of reducing sugars:
Which of the following statements about reducing sugars are true?
a) The oxidation of a reducing sugar forms a carboxylic acid sugar.
b) A reducing sugar will not react with the Cu2+ in Benedict's reagent.
c) D-Mannose (an aldose) is a reducing sugar.
d) Reducing sugars contain ketone groups instead of aldehyde groups.
e) A disaccharide with its anomeric carbons joined by the glycosidic linkage cannot be a reducing sugar.
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