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Honey does not have it's own molecular formula. However, the predominant components are: The monosaccharides fructose and glucose and the disaccharide sucrose, the major component. The molecular formula for those sugars are: Sucrose; C12H22O11, Glucose; C6H12O6 and Fructose; C6H12O6. As you can see the formula for Glucose and Fructose are identical although the molecules are conformationally very different. In a case where there is confusion, I would certain use the international standardised nomenclature: Iernational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry nomenclature, shortened to IUPAC. As such, the molecules follow the following nomenclature (name): Sucrose: Sucrose Glucose: 6-(hydroxymethyl)oxane -2,3,4,5-tetrol OR (2R,3R,4S,5R,6R)-6 -(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydro -2H-pyran-2,3,4,5-tetraol Fructose: (2R,3S,4R,5R)-2,5-Bis(hydroxymethyl)oxolane-2,3,4-triol Hope this helps.
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