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What contain an aldehyde as their most oxidized functional group?

 # _______ contain an aldehyde as their most oxidized functional group.
A. Glycosidic bonds
B. Fructose
C. Ketose
D. Aldoses



The correct answer is D. Aldoses.

Aldoses contain an aldehyde as their most oxidized functional group. They may contain any number of carbons. Ketose contain  a keto group as their most oxidized functional group. Fructose is a ketohexose. Glycosidic bonds are bonds formed between two sugars or a sugar and another non carbohydrate molecule. 

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