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9. Carbohydrates

Disaccharides

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Which of the following contains galactose as one of the sugar subunits?

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Which disaccharide forms a 1,1-glycosidic linkage?

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What is the identity of the disaccharide below?

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The structure of a disaccharide is shown below. Which statement applies?

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Name each monosaccharide unit & the glycosidic linkage in the following disaccharide (gentiobiulose).

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Given the following information, draw a Haworth projection for the disaccharide gentibiose:

1. Gentibiose is a dimer of glucopyranoses.

2. The glycosidic linkage is β(1 → 6).

3. The anomeric carbon not involved in the glycosidic linkage is in the α configuration.