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Introduction

  • Momcilo Miljković
Chapter

Abstract

Monosaccharides are polyhydroxy aldehydes or ketones having four to nine carbon atoms in their carbon chains – most often, five or six .

Keywords

Cyclic Form Chiral Carbon Ring Oxygen Cyclic Acetal Configurational Symbol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyPennsylvania State UniversityHersheyUSA

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