Product nameD-Arabinose, Reducing sugar
Reducing sugar. Pentose analog of D-ribose present in sugar polymers such as the arabinogalatans of mycobacterial cell walls and plant tissues. Also used as a substrate for D-erythroascorbic acid synthesis in yeast.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
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.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Sakoguchi H et al. Growth inhibitory effect of D-arabinose against the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans: Discovery of a novel bioactive monosaccharide. Bioorg Med Chem Lett 26:726-9 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 26791015) »
- Hong SH et al. Molecular characterization of a thermostable L-fucose isomerase from Dictyoglomus turgidum that isomerizes L-fucose and D-arabinose. Biochimie 94:1926-34 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22627384) »