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Fructose Reduces Tollen's reagent due to

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  • Fructose is a ketone and thus should not act as a reducing agent, but due to the presence of $ NH_4 OH$ in Tollen's reagent it rearranges into a mixture of glucose, fructose and mannose. So option 4 is correct
answered Mar 14, 2014 by balaji
 
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