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Name the products of hydrolysis of sucrose. Why is sucrose not a reducing sugar ?     (2 marks)

       C12H22Sucrose + H2O InvertaseH3O+ C6H12O6D(+)glucose + C6H12O6D(-)Fructose

Sucrose is not a reducing sugar because it is unable to reduce Tollen's reagent or Fehling solution.

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