NEET Zoology Biomolecules Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2007

Which of the following contain β-1, 4 linkage?

(a) Maltose

(b) Sucrose

(c) Lactose

(d) Fructose

(c) Lactose or milk sugar (carbohydrate) is reducing sugar formed through β-14 condensation between galactose and glucose. Lactose does not occur in nature except as a product of the mammary gland. it is highest in human milk as compared to that of cow, buffalo and goat. Lactose is a product of glucose, fructose and galactose.

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