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How many Stereocenters does glucose have?
Simply so, how many chiral centers does glucose have?
There are five chiral carbons in bêta-D-glucose. Linear glucose contains four chiral centres. When hemiacetal ring structure is formed one more chiral centre is formed.
Furthermore, how many Epimers does glucose have? - Quora.
One may also ask, how many stereoisomers does glucose have?
What are the 16 isomers of glucose?
The names of the above aldohexoses are:
- D-allose | D-altrose | D-glucose | D-mannose.
- D-gulose | D-idose | D-galactose | D-talose.
- L-allose | L-altrose | L-glucose | L-mannose.
- L-gulose | L-idose | L-galactose | L-talose.