L-(+)-Arabinose, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1192130

Quantity 250g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    Assay Percent Range 99%
    Molecular Formula C5H10O5
    Formula Weight 150.13
    Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Arabinose


    Formula Weight 150.13
    Quantity 250g
    Melting Point 156° to 160°C
    Assay Percent Range 99%
    CAS 87-72-9
    Molecular Formula C5H10O5
    Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Arabinose


    L-(+)-Arabinose is used to identify and differentiate and characterize pentose sugar isomerase. It is also used as the carbon source in microbial culture. It is involved in the bioproduction of L-ribose. It finds application in the production of savory reaction flavors. Its derivatives are used in the development of antiviral agents such as nucleoside. It acts as a base component of hemicellulose and pectin.

    Soluble in water and glycerol. Insoluble in alcohol.

    Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

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