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
|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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