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Alfa Aesar™ L-Lyxose, 99%

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1g
5g
1949-78-6
C5H10O5
150.13
MFCD00064111
PYMYPHUHKUWMLA-YUPRTTJUSA-N
l-lyxose,aldehydo-l-lyxose,lyxose, l,l-lyx,2r,3r,4s-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxypentanal,unii-m7j5hm9dy4,m7j5hm9dy4,l +-lyxose,l-lyxose 9ci
644176
CHEBI:28480
(2R,3R,4S)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxypentanal
C(C(C(C(C=O)O)O)O)O
1949-78-6
C5H10O5
150.13
MFCD00064111
PYMYPHUHKUWMLA-YUPRTTJUSA-N
l-lyxose,aldehydo-l-lyxose,lyxose, l,l-lyx,2r,3r,4s-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxypentanal,unii-m7j5hm9dy4,m7j5hm9dy4,l +-lyxose,l-lyxose 9ci
644176
CHEBI:28480
(2R,3R,4S)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxypentanal
C(C(C(C(C=O)O)O)O)O
Applications
It acts as a reducing carbohydrate present in maple syrup. It is used in molecular modeling calculations in the study of drug binding and recognition in relation to aldose reductase. L-Lyxose is also utilized by Escherichia coli, encoding a kinase for L-Xylulose.

Solubility
Very soluble (586 g/L) (25°C) in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store away from oxidizing agents, and water/moisture. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under inert gas.
Quantity 5g
Melting Point 108°C to 112°C
Formula Weight 150.13
Percent Purity 99%
Chemical Name or Material L-Lyxose