Biochem Carbs

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Biochem Carbs
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2011-01-31 11:00:18
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Biochem Carbs
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  1. Oligosaccharides have how many monosaccharide units?
    2-10
  2. What determines the D or L configuration of a monosaccharide?
    what side the OH is on the carbon furthest away from the carbonyl carbon
  3. A cyclic ring with 5 carbons is called?
    Furanose
  4. A cyclic ring with 6 carbons is called?
    Pyranose
  5. When the OH on the anomeric carbon is above the ring, what is it called?
    Below the ring?
    • beta
    • alpha
  6. What conformation is favored, chair or boat?
    chair
  7. What are isomers?
    structures that have the same chemical formula but different structures
  8. How do u calculate the number of isomers?
    2 to the # of assymetric carbons
  9. D and L sugars are what kind of isomers?
    D and L

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