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)although fructose does not have an aldehyde group,it reacts withfehling solution why?

)although fructose does not have an aldehyde group,it reacts withfehling solution why?

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ruchi yadav
askIITians Faculty 27 Points
8 years ago
fructose can reduce both tollens reagent n fehlings reagent this is because both are alkali ie alkaline medium and so fructose undergo LDBEV rearrangement, glucose n mannose thus formed reduce the fehlings n tollens solution.


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Ruchi
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