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raffinose is a triholoside.

Figure 1 : structure moléculaire du raffinose.
Figure 1: molecular structure of raffinose.



raffinose is triholoside (figure 1) whose empirical formula is C18H32O15. Its is 488 G.mol-1.

Its official name is it ?-D-galactopyrannosyl(1->6)?-D-glucopyrannosyl(1->2)?-D-fructofurannoside. It can be symbolized by Gal-Glc-Fru.


A?-galactosidase hydrolysis it raffinose in and in .

To be able sweetening

Physical properties

Chemical properties

raffinose is not a sugar , carbons hemiacetalic are implied in osidic connection.

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