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Alfa Aesar™ D-(-)-Arabinose, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A1035709

Quantity 10g

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Catalog No. AAA1035709


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Description

Applications
D-(-)-Arabinose is used in culture media for some bacteria. It serves as a component of biopolymers such as hemicellulose and pectin. In the synthetic biology laboratory, it is employed as a reversible switch for protein expression under the Pbad promoter (i.e. part of plasmids) in E. coli. Further, it acts as an inhibitor of the enzyme glucose dehydrogenase. In addition to this, it is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate and food additive.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

10323-20-3
150.13
1723079
C5H10O5
MFCD00135608
D- (-)-Arabinose

Specifications

10323-20-3
150.13
154° to 158°C
10g
D- (-)-Arabinose
C5H10O5
MFCD00135608
1723079
−104° (c=10 in water, 24h)
99%

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

TSCA : TSCA

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