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The number of chiral carbon is glucose is

The number of chiral carbon is glucose is

Grade:Upto college level

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
7 years ago
Glucose ( C6H12O6, also known as D-glucose, dextrose, or grape sugar) is a simple aldosic monosaccharide found in plants
A chiral centre happen when a carbon atom is attached tetrehedrally to 4 different atoms/groups. There are 4 such atoms in the glucose molecule.
Glucose has 4 chiral carbons hich are carbon (2,3,4,5)

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