3 Simple Steps – the Ring Structure of Glucose Molecule

Ring Structure of Glucose Molecule

For drawing purposes, the ring structure of the glucose molecule is broken down into three simple steps as shown below.

Each molecule of glucose sugar is only 1 unit consisting of 6 carbon atoms, 12 hydrogen atoms and 6 oxygen atoms in the form of a ring or a straight chain.

Ring Structure of Glucose Molecule

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When you’ve completed, just count up all the elements and make sure they have the right numbers. This is a good way for self checking. Do this once a day and you’ll probably remember it for the rest of your life!

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