Alfa Aesar™ D-(-)-Arabinose, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A10357-18

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 10323-20-3
    Molecular Formula C5H10O5
    Formula Weight 150.13g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00135608
    Beilstein 1723079
    Chemical Name or Material D- (-)-Arabinose

    Specifications

    Melting Point 154° to 158°C
    Quantity 50g
    Optical Rotation −104° (c=10 in water, 24h)
    CAS 10323-20-3
    Molecular Formula C5H10O5
    Formula Weight 150.13g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00135608
    Beilstein 1723079
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material D- (-)-Arabinose
    Assay 99%

    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.

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