D-(+)-Raffinose pentahydrate, 99%, Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1831318

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    Chemical Identifiers

    Assay Percent Range 0.99
    Molecular Formula C18H32O16·5H2O
    Formula Weight 594.52 (504.45 Anhydrous)
    Chemical Name or Material D-(+)-Raffinose pentahydrate


    Formula Weight 594.52 (504.45 Anhydrous)
    Quantity 50g
    Assay Percent Range 0.99
    Molecular Formula C18H32O16·5H2O
    CAS 17629-30-0
    Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic
    Chemical Name or Material D-(+)-Raffinose pentahydrate


    D-(+)-Raffinose pentahydrate is used as a carbon source in yeast culture media. It is also used in moisturizers, prevent skin ageing, promotes skin regeneration, additive in low-cariogenic food and drinks, non-digestible with lower efficiency than lactose or sucrose and stimulates the growth of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria.

    Soluble in pyridine and water.

    Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.


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