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D-(+)-Arabitol

≥99% (GC)

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Synonym(s):
D-arabino-Pentitol, D-lyxo-Pentitol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H12O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
152.15
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1720520
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

assay

≥99% (GC)

form

powder

sweetness

0.7 × sucrose

color

white

solubility

water: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless to faintly yellow

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C5H12O5/c6-1-3(8)5(10)4(9)2-7/h3-10H,1-2H2/t3-,4-/m1/s1

InChI key

HEBKCHPVOIAQTA-QWWZWVQMSA-N

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Application

D-Arabitol, a rare sugar alcohol, is a substrate used to identify, differentiate and characterize enzyme such as the gluconobacter oxydans dehydrogenase(s), Gox2181, hyperthermophilic D-arabitol dehydrogenase from Thermotoga maritime and NAD-dependent D-arabitoldehydrogenase from acetic acid bacterium, Acetobacter suboxydans.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Used to produce xylitol via biotransformation.

Other Notes

To gain a comprehensive understanding of our extensive range of Sugar alcohols for your research, we encourage you to visit our Carbohydrates Category page.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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