WHY DO CARBOHYDRATES REDUCE TOLLENS REAGENT ANDFEHLING SOLUTION?

Asked by NANSOOD | 17th Dec, 2009, 12:39: PM

Expert Answer:

Some carbohydrates like aldoses which contain aldehydic group and fructose reduce tollen's reagent and fehling's reagent. Such carbohydrates which reduce Fehling's and Tollen's reagent are called reducing sugars.

Answered by  | 17th Dec, 2009, 02:03: PM

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