A_clan
  • A_clan
What is the relation between Glucose and Cellulose? [A]Glucose is an isomer of Cellulose [B]Cellulose is a polymer of Glucose [C]Both Cellulose and Glucose are direct products of photosynthesis [D]Both Cellulose and Glucose are simple sugars
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Abhisar
  • Abhisar
Hi @A_clan !
Abhisar
  • Abhisar
What do you think it should be?
Abhisar
  • Abhisar
Cellulose is a long chain of linked sugar (polysaccharide). It's monomer is glucose, thousands of identical glucose molecules bind together to form a molecule of cellulose. Can you select the correct answer on your own now?

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A_clan
  • A_clan
It's B then.
Abhisar
  • Abhisar
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A_clan
  • A_clan
But a doubt has been cropping up in my mind. If you could please resolve this as well. Glucose is easily digested by human beings. But cellulose doesn't, even though cellulose is a polymer of glucose. Could this mean that the process of polymerization drastically changes the chemical properties of glucose?
Abhisar
  • Abhisar
Yes, that's correct.
Abhisar
  • Abhisar
Polymerization is nothing else but a kind of chemical reaction in which similar reactants are linked together and you know that chemical reaction always changes the chemical properties of reactants.
A_clan
  • A_clan
Thanks a lot for clearing my doubt.

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