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# Which one of the following is the class of glyceraldehyde ?

$(a)\;Aldotrioses\qquad(b)\;Aldopentroses\qquad(c)\;Altotetroses\qquad(d)\;Aldohexoses$

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Explanation :
Aldotrioses $\;(C_{3}H_{6}O_{3})\;$ has the structural formula $\;CH_{2}OHCHOHCHO\;$ .The example of Aldotriose class of monosaccharide is glyceraldehyde .
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