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# An aldohexose can exist in 16 isomeric forms.

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True
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False

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## The correct option is A TrueAn aldohexose is a hexose with an aldehyde group on one end. The aldohexoses have four chiral centers for a total of $$16$$ possible aldohexose stereoisomers. Of these, only three commonly occur in nature: D-glucose, D-galactose,  D-mannose.Chemistry

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