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  • Created by: siobhan
  • Created on: 02-10-13 12:46
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  • Glucose
    • a hexose sugar with the formula C6H12O6
      • also an aldose sugar as it contains COOH (aldehyde) group
    • in nature it exists as a pyranose ring
    • A monosaccharide- single sugar
    • almost all glucose is produced by photosynthesis in plants
    • Like all monosaccharides it is soluble and sweet-tasting


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