Overview

  • Product name

    D-Arabinose, Reducing sugar
  • Description

    Reducing sugar.
  • Alternative names

    • D-Pectinose
  • Biological description

    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.

  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    10323-20-3
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Molecular weight

    150.13
  • Molecular formula

    C5H10O5
  • 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.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

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) »

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