Answer :

(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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