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Chapter 5

Question:

Lactose, a sugar in milk, is composed of one glucose molecule joined by a glycosidic linkage

to one galactose molecule. How is lactose classified?

A) as a pentose

B) as a hexose

C) as a monosaccharide

D) as a disaccharide

E) as a polysaccharide

Answer:

D) as a disaccharide



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Question: Lactose, a sugar in milk, is composed of one glucose molecule joined by a glycosidic linkage to one galactose molecule. How is lactose classified? A) as a pentose B) as a hexose C) as a monosaccharide D) as a disaccharide E) as a polysaccharide
Answer: D) as a disaccharide