Q.1- a) Explain by equations the synthesis of the following compounds from glucose:
Gluconic acid – Sorbitol – Fructose – Saccharic acid – Arabinose
b) Explain the following: (by equations and examples if possible)
Invert sugar – Anomers – Epimerization
Q.2-a) Give the evidences which led to the cyclic structure of glucose and discuss one method for determination of its ring size.