Answer to Question #238776 in Biochemistry for Sam

Question #238776
How does Haworth Projection Formula explain the cyclic form of a monosaccharide? You may draw your explanation.
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2021-09-21T00:26:01-0400

monosaccharide often switches from the acyclic (open-chain) form to a cyclic form, through a nucleophilic addition reaction between the carbonyl group and one of the hydroxyls of the same molecule. The reaction creates a ring of carbon atoms closed by one bridging oxygen atom.


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