What Is The Chemical Formula For Glucose

Glucose Chemical Formula

Glucose is a natural form of sugar formed by plants during the process of photosynthesis. Glucose is also found in variable levels in the blood sugar of humans and animals. Glucose is a monosaccharide sugar which is white in color and is soluble in water.

Chemical formula C6H12O6
Molecular weight 180.156 g/mol
Chemical names dextrose, blood sugar, corn sugar and grape sugar
Molar mass 180.156 g·mol−1

Glucose Structural Formula

Structural formula of Glucose is as shown below. Glucose contains 6 carbon atoms and belongs to aldehyde group. Glucose may be found in either linear form or cyclic form. Glucose is the basic energy contributor for the human body.

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