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    Lactose hydrolysed = alpha glucose + H2O + galactose?

    Or is it two alpha glucose?

    My text books say conflicting things
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    Isn't it just glucose and galactose?
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    (Original post by worldscollide)
    Lactose hydrolysed = alpha glucose + H2O + galactose?

    Or is it two alpha glucose?

    My text books say conflicting things
    You won't get water out. Water goes into hydrolysis and comes out of condensation.
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    (Original post by Caprisun!)
    Isn't it just glucose and galactose?
    Thats what I thought and that;s what my book says but the sample paper answers say that its two glucose... and I can't see how that makes sense :confused:


    (Original post by Revd. Mike)
    You won't get water out. Water goes into hydrolysis and comes out of condensation.
    Ahhhh yeah, duh I'm stupid, thanks.

    So the products would be alpha glucose and galactose?
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    Sounds about right.
 
 
 
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