Glyceraldehyde

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Glyceraldehyde is a monosaccharide containing 3 carbon atoms, 2 hydroxyl groups and an aldehyde group. The aldehyde group classes Glyceraldehyde as an aldose. Glyceraldehyde has D and L isomers[1]

References

  1. Berg J., Tymoczko J., Stryer L. (2012) Biochemistry 7th edition, Houndmills: W. H. Freeman and Company
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