What happens when D Glucose is treated with a nitric acid?

Asked by AKSHAYA V | 7th Feb, 2014, 04:02: PM

Expert Answer:

When D-Glucose is treated with nitric acid, oxidation of D-Glucose takes place. The aldehyde and alcohol group of glucose are oxidized to carboxylic acids forming D-Glucaric acid.

Answered by  | 10th Feb, 2014, 10:09: AM

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