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MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2000

$$\alpha $$ -$$D$$-glucose and $$\beta $$-$$D$$-glucose are
A
epimers
B
anomers
C
enantiomers
D
diastereomers

Explanation



Here 1st carbon atom becomes asymmetric giving two isomers which differ in the configuration of the asymmetric carbon. These two isomers are called as anomers.

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