Subject: Is mannitol a non-reducing sugar?
Date: Tue Jun 21 11:15:55 2005
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Area of science: Biochemistry
I know that most if not all monosaccharides are reducing agents due to their
aldehydes. I also know that mannitol is not, strictly speaking, a sugar since
it is a polyol. But, given only the following two classification options,
would you consider mannitol a reducing or a non-reducing sugar?
Re: Is mannitol a non-reducing sugar?
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