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Q. Chitin is a polysaccharide component of arthropod exoskeletons. It is a polymer of β-D-N-acetylglucosamine in the pyranose form, with each monomer connected by a β-1,4 glycosidic bond. Draw the structure of the repeating unit of the polymer, with each sugar in the cyclic form.

Solved • May 2, 2019