What is the name of lactose and cellobiose? As in, like how we have #alpha#-D-glucopyranosyl_____ and so on for a disaccharide, I want to know the same for lactose.
Jul 31, 2015
The IUPAC name for lactose is 4-O-β-D-Galactopyranosyl-D-glucopyranose, and for cellobiose the IUPAC name is 4-O-β-D-Glucopyranosyl-β-D-glucopyranose.
The IUPAC is the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.