Lactose is composed of                      [1998]

(a) Glucose+Glucose

(b) Glucose+Fructose

(c) Fructose+Galactose

(d) Glucose+Galactose

(d) Lactose (C12H22O11) is a disaccharide found in mammalian milk. It comprises galactose and glucose units which are linked together by β, 1-4 glycosidic bonds. It is a reducing sugar.

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