NEET Zoology Biomolecules Questions Solved

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Write a reaction which shows that all the carbon atoms in glucose are linked in a straight chain. (1 marks)

On prolonged heating with HI, it forms n-hexane, shows that all the six carbon atoms are linked in a straight chain :

(CHO)4||CH2OHCHO + HI       CH3 - CH2 -CH2 n-hexane- CH2-CH2-CH3

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