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Why is sugar neutral?
« on: October 07, 2013, 10:44:51 PM »
For example, glucosamine has a NH2 group attached to it, so shouldn't it be (slightly) basic and not neutral?

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Re: Why is sugar neutral?
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 01:17:40 AM »
Check the pKb value for it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glucosamine

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