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.

Properties Of Glucose

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.

Glucose Structural Formula

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