The two functional groups characteristic of sugars are

The Two Functional Groups Characteristic Of Sugars Are Biology Question

The two functional groups characteristic of sugars are


(a) Carbonyl and hydroxyl
(b) Carbonyl and phosphate
(c) Carbonyl and methyl
(d) Hydroxyl and methyl

Correct Answer:

Carbonyl and hydroxyl


Sugar is a common term used to denote carbohydrate.Carbohydrates are polyhydroxy aldehyde, ketone or their derivatives, which means they have carbonyl and hydroxyl groups.

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Topics: Cell Structure and Functions (417)
Subject: Biology (4113)

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