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3 carbon sugars are called

Triose

2

Sugars with aldehydes are called

Aldoses

3

Sugars with ketones are called

Ketoses

4

D-sugar has the last alcohol group on the right or left?

Right

5

L-sugar has the last alcohol group on the right or left?

Left

6

Which sugars are Enantiomers ?

All D- and L- of the same sugars

7

Diastereomers

Nonsuperimposable configurations of molecules with similar connectivity

Differ at at least one but not all chiral carbons

Include epimers and anomers

8

Epimers

Subtype of diastereomers that differ at exactly one chiral carbon center

9

Anomers

Subtype of epimers that differ at the anomers can carbon

10

3 common names of sugars

Glucose
Fructose
Galactose