Asked Dec 30, 2019

A D-aldopentose A is reduced to an optically active alditol. Upon Kiliani–Fischer synthesis, A is converted to two Daldohexoses, B and C. B is oxidized to an optically inactive aldaric acid. C is oxidized to an optically active aldaric acid. What are the structures of A–C?


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