Monosaccharides - Aldose-Ketose Rearrangement Video Lessons

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Problem: Ketones do not undergo oxidation; however, ketoses will be oxidized to aldonic acids under basic, oxidative conditions. Using a mechanistic approach, explain and show the steps required for the transformation given below.

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Ketones do not undergo oxidation; however, ketoses will be oxidized to aldonic acids under basic, oxidative conditions. Using a mechanistic approach, explain and show the steps required for the transformation given below.

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