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Organic Chemistry

8th Edition
William H. Brown + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305580350
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Organic Chemistry

8th Edition
William H. Brown + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305580350

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Chapter 25, Problem 25.38P
Textbook Problem

Amygdalin is a toxic component in the pits of bitter almonds, peaches, and apricots.

  1. (a) Name the two monosaccharide units in amygdalin and describe the glycosidic bond by which they are joined.
  2. (b) Account for the fact that hydrolysis of amygdalin in warm aqueous acid liberates benzaldehyde and HCN.

Chapter 25, Problem 25.38P, Amygdalin is a toxic component in the pits of bitter almonds, peaches, and apricots. (a) Name the

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Chapter 25 Solutions

Organic Chemistry
Ch. 25.4 - Draw a chair conformation for the form of a...Ch. 25 - Explain the meaning of the designations D and L...Ch. 25 - How many chiral centers are present in D-glucose?...Ch. 25 - Which carbon of an aldopentose determines whether...Ch. 25 - How many aldooctoses are possible? How many...Ch. 25 - Which compounds are D-monosaccharides? Which are...Ch. 25 - Write Fischer projections for L-ribose and...Ch. 25 - What is the meaning of the prefix deoxy- as it is...Ch. 25 - Give L-fucose (Chemical Connections: A, B, AB, and...Ch. 25 - 2,6-Dideoxy-D-altrose, known alternatively as...Ch. 25 - Define the term anomeric carbon. In glucose, which...Ch. 25 - Define the terms (a) pyranose and (b) furanose.Ch. 25 - What is the anomeric carbon in a 2-ketohexose?Ch. 25 - Are -D-glucose and -D-glucose enantiomers?...Ch. 25 - Convert each Haworth projection to an open-chain...Ch. 25 - Convert each chair conformation to an open-chain...Ch. 25 - Explain the phenomenon of mutarotation with...Ch. 25 - The specific rotation of -D-glucose is +112.2. (a)...Ch. 25 - Draw Fischer projections for the product(s) formed...Ch. 25 - Repeat Problem 25.24 using D-ribose. 25.24 Draw...Ch. 25 - An important technique for establishing relative...Ch. 25 - There are four D-aldopentoses (Table 25.1). If...Ch. 25 - Name the two alditols formed by NaBH4 reduction of...Ch. 25 - One pathway for the metabolism of D-glucose...Ch. 25 - What is the difference in meaning between the...Ch. 25 - Treatment of methyl -D-glucopyranoside with...Ch. 25 - Vanillin (4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde), the...Ch. 25 - Hot water extracts of ground willow and poplar...Ch. 25 - Draw structural formulas for the products formed...Ch. 25 - In making candy or sugar syrups, sucrose is boiled...Ch. 25 - Trehalose is found in young mushrooms and is the...Ch. 25 - The trisaccharide raffinose occurs principally in...Ch. 25 - Amygdalin is a toxic component in the pits of...Ch. 25 - Following is a structural formula for stachyose, a...Ch. 25 - What is the difference in structure between oligo-...Ch. 25 - Why is cellulose insoluble in water?Ch. 25 - Consider N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (Section 25.1D)....Ch. 25 - Propose structural formulas for the following...Ch. 25 - Digitalis is a preparation made from the dried...Ch. 25 - Following is the structural formula of ganglioside...Ch. 25 - Hyaluronic acid acts as a lubricant in the...Ch. 25 - The anticlotting property of heparin is partly the...Ch. 25 - Keratin sulfate is an important component of the...Ch. 25 - Following is a chair conformation for the...Ch. 25 - Following is a structural formula for the...

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