7 if the alcohol that reacts with the monosaccharide

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Unformatted text preview:               +   A glycoside (acetal) does not mutarotate in neutral or basic solution (unless R, itself, is a hemiacetal that can open to an aldose or ketose). A sugar which reduces Tollen’s reagent or Benedict’s solution is called a reducing sugar. It is the aldehyde or a-hydroxyketone group that is oxidized. Therefore, glycosides are not reducing sugars (unless R, itself, is a hemicactal that can open to an aldose or ketose.) 7 If the alcohol that reacts with the monosaccharide is itself a monosacc...
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