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All monosaccharides ----------- Tollen's reagent .

$(a)\;Oxidise\qquad(b)\;Condense\;with\qquad(c)\;Reduce\qquad(d)\;Add \;to$

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Answer : Oxidise
Explanation :
The reducing sugars contain groups which can be easily oxidised by Fehling solution / Tollen's reagent .
All monosaccharides contain free -CHO or -C=0 group and are reducing sugars .
For example : - D - glucose or D- fructose
answered Mar 16, 2014 by yamini.v
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