(i)Reaction with HI
Here, HI acts as a reducing agent, and n-hexane is formed.
(ii)Reaction with HNO3
Saccharic acid, also known as glucaric acid is obtained when D-glucose is oxidised with nitric acid.
The –CHO and the primary alcoholic groups of glucose get converted to –COOH group.
Note- The secondary alcoholic groups of glucose remain intact and does not oxidised.
Some differences between globular and fibrous proteins are:
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