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L-(−)-Glyceraldehyde

≥90% (HPLC)

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Synonym(s):
(2S)-2,3-Dihydroxypropanal
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C3H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
90.08
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1720475
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.32

Quality Level

assay

≥90% (HPLC)

form

liquid

optical activity

[α]/D -11.0±3.0°, c = 2 in H2O (after 24 h)

color

colorless

solubility

water: soluble 30 g/L at 18 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

OC[C@H](O)C=O

InChI

1S/C3H6O3/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h1,3,5-6H,2H2/t3-/m1/s1

InChI key

MNQZXJOMYWMBOU-GSVOUGTGSA-N

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Biochem/physiol Actions

L-(-)-Glyceraldehyde is an important intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Other Notes

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Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

233.6 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

112 °C - closed cup


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