Gouri shankar Asked a Question
November 30, 2020 10:39 ampts 30 pts
Are D-glucose and L-glucose C-5 epimers of each other?
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  • Bijan sarkar thankyou
    no they aren't epimer of each other.to be an epimer there should be only one chnage of chiral centre not more than that.
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  • Priyanshu kumar Best Answer
    No, the C5 epimer of D Glucose is L Idose, see below. L Glucose is the enantiomer of D Glucose meaning the full mirror image, or the 2, 3, 4, 5 epimer. Flipping the hydroxyl on C5 ...
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    Priyanshu kumar
    Any doubt gouri?
  • Ashutosh singh
    No, dear student. L-Idose is the C5 epimer of D-Glucose. Not L-Glucose.
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya
    No, the C5 epimer of D Glucose is L Idose, see below. L Glucose is the enantiomer of D Glucose meaning the full mirror image, or the 2, 3, 4, 5 epimer. Flipping the hydroxyl on C5 ...
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    Dinesh khalmaniya
    got it??
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