what is the difference between between lactose and maltose

Asked by RITAM MISRA | 7th Dec, 2013, 08:09: PM

Expert Answer:

Lactose: Lactose is a disaccharide. It consists of galactose and glucose fragments bonded through a ?-1?4 glycosidic linkage.

Maltose: Maltose is also a disaccharide containing two glucose fragments.  It consists of ?-d glucose bonded with ?-d-glucose by (?1 ? ? 4) linkage.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 9th Dec, 2013, 11:34: AM

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