Answer to Question #174123 in Biochemistry for grace

Question #174123

what is the relationship between d-altrose and d-glucose


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2021-03-22T04:16:45-0400

Most important relation is that :

d-altrose and d-glucose are an example of two carbohydrates which are Diastereoisomers (Distereomers)


Both d-altrose and d-glucose

  • are carbohydrates
  • are simple sugar or monosaccharides
  • with aldehyde functional group


these have similar structure but differ in configuration of -OH group on C-2 and C-3.




.these are given in example of distereomers.




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