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Formation of Cyclic D-Glucose

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Which of the following statements is CORRECT about the cyclic (ring) form of D–glucose?

A

The cyclic form of D–glucose is a furanose.

B

The cyclic form of D–glucose involves the formation of a covalent bond between the carbon of the carbonyl group and the oxygen of a hydroxyl group along the chain.

C

The cyclic form of D–glucose is the result of a bond forming between the C–1 and C–6 carbon atoms.

D

In aqueous solution, the cyclic form of D–glucose is rare, typically being the least populous form of glucose.