Question 21 of 118

Which one of the following statements is not true ragarding (+) lactose ?

(a) (+) lactose is a b-glycoside formed by the union of a molecule of D-(+)=glucose and a molcule of D-(+)-galactose

(b) (+) lactose is a reducing sugar and does not exhibit mutarotation

(c) (+) lactose, C12H22O11 contains 80 - H groups

(d) On hydrolysis (+) lactose gives equal amount of D-(+) glucose and D-(+) galactose