Inulin

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A18425-18

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 9005-80-5
    MDL Number MFCD00131407
    Merck Index 14,5004
    Chemical Name or Material Inulin

    Specifications

    Quantity 50g
    CAS 9005-80-5
    Assay Percent Range 0.98
    MDL Number MFCD00131407
    Merck Index 14,5004
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Inulin

    Description

    Applications
    Mixture of fructose polymers that serves as carbohydrate storage in plantsInulin is used in the treatment of high blood fats, cholesterol and triglycerides. It is also used for weight loss, constipation and also serves as a food additive to improve taste and as a vaccine adjuvant. Further, it is utilized to replace sugar, fat and flour. It is also used to measure kidney function by determining the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). In addition to this, it is used to replace some of the flour in baked goods.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water.

    Notes
    Yields D-fructose and D-glucose after acid hydrolysis.Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

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