Relationship between structure and function of glucoes

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Post by JackBean » Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:28 am

Adz, you should look into stereochemistry and for terms such as epimers, enantiomers etc.

The alpha and beta forms of sugars are not mirror pictures of themselves, thus you cannot compare them with D- and L-amino aicds

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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