MBMB 451b

Copyright 2000, E.C. Niederhoffer

Sample Problem

Consider the following molecule:

a. Give the complete name for the carbohydrate portion of this molecule.

b. How many moles of IO4- would be consumed by the carbohydrate portion of this molecule and would formic acid be produced?

c. How many moles of methyl iodide would be needed to exhaustively methylate the carbohydrate portion of this molecule?

d. Show where b-galactosidase would cleave this molecule.

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