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Biochemistry

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Disaccharide Nomenclature

BIOCHM-ZNBSKS

From reading the abbreviated compound name Gal($\beta$1$\rightarrow$4)Glc, which of the following statements is CORRECT?

A

C-4 of glucose is joined to C-1 of galactose by a glycosidic bond.

B

The compound is a D-enantiomer.

C

The galactose residue is at the reducing end.

D

The glucose is in its pyranose form.

E

The glucose residue is the $\beta$ anomer.