Glycosides and Aglycones Quiz

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Which sugar is the most abundant in natural glycosides?

D glucose

What are glycosides composed of?

Sugars and aglycones

What determines the classification of glycosides as α or β?

Configuration of the anomeric carbon

What type of linkage is specifically known as O-glycosides?


Why are two forms (alpha & beta) of glycosides possible?

Due to the asymmetry centering about carbon atom No. 1 of the sugar residue

Test your knowledge of glycosides and their chemical diversity with this quiz. Explore the relationship between sugars and aglycones in glycoside compounds, and learn about the different types of aglycones such as terpenes, flavonoids, and coumarins.

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