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Which of the following disaccharide gives two molecules of glucose on hydrolysis?

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Sucrose
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B
Maltose
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C
Galactose
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D
Lactose
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Solution

The correct option is B Maltose
Sucrose Hydrolysis−−−− Glucose + Fructose

Lactose Hydrolysis−−−− Glucose + Galactose

Maltose Hydrolysis−−−− Glucose + Glucose

Galactose is a monosaccharide and therefore can not be hydrolysed further.

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