Sugar is the name of a group of organic compounds such as glucose, fructose and sucrose. Each of these compounds can be expressed by its own unique chemical formula, almost always as CnHnOn, where "n" is often a number b... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

Vinegar consists of acetic acid, or CH3COOH, and water, H2O. Small amounts of sugar and fruit juices may be added to vinegar as flavoring agents, and infusions of herbs are also common. More » Science Chemistry

The chemical name for C12H22O11 is sucrose, the main ingredient in table sugar. Sucrose is a compound that breaks down into one molecule of glucose and one molecule of fructose. These two-molecule sugars are called polys... More » Science Chemistry Organic Chemistry
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The monosaccharides glucose and fructose join together to make up sucrose, which is a disaccharide. Sucrose's chemical structure contains a glucose ring and a fructose ring, which are connected by an acetal oxygen bridge... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

During the hydrolysis of sucrose, sucrose forms a 1:1 mixture of glucose and fructose. In honey, this mixture of glucose and fructose is the primary ingredient. More » Science Chemistry

The Calvin cycle uses carbon dioxide, water and adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, to produce high-energy sugars such as glucose, fructose and sucrose. It is one of the core processes of photosynthesis in plants, and the AT... More » Education Homework Help Reference Books

When fructose and glucose are bonded together, they form sucrose, or table sugar. This carbohydrate is naturally present in all fruits and vegetables. Sugar cane and sugar beets are the main sources of sucrose processed ... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules