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Glycoside

Q. Inulin is described as poly-β-D-fructofuranose. Each carbohydrate monomer is linked by a β-2,1 glycosidic bond. Draw the structure of the repeating unit of the polymer, with each sugar in the cyclic form.

Solved • May 2, 2019

Glycoside

Q. Salicin is a naturally occurring pain-reliever extracted from willow bark. It exists naturally as a β-glycoside between D-glucose and the phenolic –OH group of 2-(hydroxymethyl)phenol.

Solved • May 2, 2019

Glycoside

Q. 4-aminophenol forms an alpha-glycoside with D-glucopyranose. In the box below draw the structure of this glycoside

Solved • May 2, 2019

Glycoside

Q. vanillin (4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde) occurs naturally as a beta D glucopyranoside; the glycosidic bond forms between the anomeric the anomeric carbon and the phenolic -OH in the box belo

Solved • Apr 25, 2019

Glycoside

Q. Write the structure(s) for the organic product(s) of the carbohydrate reaction below.

Solved • Apr 9, 2019