Figure 7. Hydrolytic cleavage of the glycosidic bond in the sucrose molecule, leading to the formation of glucose and fructose

From

The Iodine Test for Reducing Sugars – A Safe, Quick and Easy Alternative to Copper(II) and Silver(I) Based Reagents

Holger Fleischer

World Journal of Chemical Education. 2019, 7(2), 45-52 doi:10.12691/wjce-7-2-3