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D-Arabinose

D-Arabinose

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Name:  D(-)-Arabinose

Synonyms:  D-Arabinose 

Molecular Structure:

Molecular Formula:  C5H10O5

Molecular Weight:  150.13

CAS Number28697-53-2; 10323-20-3

 

 Arabinose  has chemical formula C5H10O5 and a molar mass of 150.13 g/mol. D-Arabinose is a reducing sugar. D-Arabinose  is a pentose analog of D-ribose that is a constituent of mycobacterial cell wall arabinogalactans. D-Arabinose  is also a substrate for D-erythroascorbic acid synthesis in yeast.

 

Specifciaiton

Product name

D-Arabinose

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Specificaition

Appearance

White crystalline powder, odorless

Assay

99% min

Specific Rotation

-103.5 to -104.5o

Melting Point

153-160 oC

Loss on Drying

Not more than 1.0%

 

Package:  In 25KG net each, cardboard drums with inner plastic bags.

Storage:   Stored in a dry and cool place, keep away from strong light and heat.

Shelf life: Two years when stored properly in a well-closed container.