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do lactose and maltose undergo mutarotation?? which types of compounds undergo mutarotation ??

do lactose and maltose undergo mutarotation??
which types of compounds undergo mutarotation ??

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SAHIL
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6 years ago
both lactose and maltose undergo mutarotation
Mutarotation is the change in the optical rotation because of the change in the equilibrium between two anomers, when the corresponding stereocenters interconvert. Cyclic sugars show mutarotation as α and β anomeric forms interconvert.

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