\alpha -D-(+)-glucose \; and\; \beta-D-(+)-glucose\; are

  • Option 1)

    enantiomers

  • Option 2)

    conformers

  • Option 3)

    epimers

  • Option 4)

    anomers

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Anomers -

The two forms of glucose,  \alpha - D glucose and  \beta - D glucose , are called anomers . Both are optically active and differ at  C_{1} position . 

- wherein

Specific rotation of  \alpha - D glucose is +111\cdot 5^{\circ} and of  \beta - D glucose is +19\cdot 5^{\circ}

 

 Anomers are optically active compounds.


Option 1)

enantiomers

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

conformers

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

epimers

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

anomers

This option is correct

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