Problem: Predict the products of the following monosaccharide reactions. Modify the molecules to show the products of the reactions. You may need to add or remove atoms or bonds.

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Reduction:

  • Monosaccharides + reducing agent → alditols
    • `carbonyl (C=O) is reduced to alcohol (-OH)
  • Given: H2/Pd → reducing agent
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Predict the products of the following monosaccharide reactions. 

Modify the molecules to show the products of the reactions. You may need to add or remove atoms or bonds.

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