Sugars are technically called carbohydrates,

Question:

Sugars are technically called carbohydrates, referring to the fact that

their formulae are only multiple of C(H2O). Hexoses, therefore, have six

carbons, twelve hydrogens and six oxygen atoms. Glucose is a hexose.

Choose from among the following another hexose.

a. Fructose

b. Erythrose

c. Ribulose

d. Ribose

Solution:

Option (a) Fructose is the answer.

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