D-(+)-Galactose, C-4 epimer of glucose (ab146237)

Overview

  • Product name

    D-(+)-Galactose, C-4 epimer of glucose
  • Description

    C-4 epimer of glucose.
  • Alternative names

    • D-Galactopyranose
    • D-Galactose
    • Galactopyranose
    • Galactopyranoside
    • Galactose
    see all
  • Biological description

    C-4 epimer of glucose. Aldohexose that serves as an energy source and as an essential component of glycolipids and glycoproteins.

  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    59-23-4
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Molecular weight

    180.16
  • Molecular formula

    C6H12O6
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Slawson C  et al. A mitotic GlcNAcylation/phosphorylation signaling complex alters the posttranslational state of the cytoskeletal protein vimentin. Mol Biol Cell 19:4130-40 (2008). Read more (PubMed: 18653473) »
  • Murdza-Inglis DL  et al. A single mutation in uncoupling protein of rat brown adipose tissue mitochondria abolishes GDP sensitivity of H+ transport. J Biol Chem 269:7435-8 (1994). Read more (PubMed: 8125963) »
  • Turner KW & Martley FG Galactose fermentation and classification of thermophilic lactobacilli. Appl Environ Microbiol 45:1932-4 (1983). Read more (PubMed: 16346322) »

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