Results for: Glucose

In Science

Is glucose an element?

No, glucose is a compound where 6 Carbons 12 Hydrogens and 6 oxygens chemically bond to form glucose
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Is glucose polar?

  Yes as shown by its affinity to dissolve in water (another polar molecule) and the presence of many hydroxyl groups in its structure which are very polar in their own ri (MORE)
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Use of glucose?

Glucose is held in the liver and muscles. It is used in tissues and  as an energy source in cells by aerobic respiration or anaerobic  respiration.
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Test for glucose?

1. Place a small amount of glucose with some Benedict's solution in a test tube 2. Heat this by putting the test tube in a beaker of boiling water. 3. Once you've done this, (MORE)

How is the symbol for Glucose?

    The chemical symbol for glucose is C6 H12 O6 (the numbers are meant to be small-     C H O )   6 12 6     (MORE)
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Glucose plus glucose forms what?

Single monosaccharide glucose molecules may join together by a condensation reaction/dehydration synthesis reaction to form a disaccharide called maltose.
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Is glucose hydrophobic?

No. Glucose is not hydrophobic. It is quite soluble in water (hydrophilic), due to its many hydrogen and hydroxyl groups.
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Polarity of glucose?

Glucose is a polar molecule that dissolves easily in water. It  contains OH groups that interact well with water, forming  glucose-water hydrogen bonds.