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Product nameL-Arabinose, Ubiquitous naturally occuring saccharide
DescriptionUbiquitous naturally occuring saccharide.
- Arabinose, L-
Ubiquitous naturally occurring saccharide and constituent of plant polysaccharides. Most bacteria contain an inducible arabinose operon which codes for a series of enzymes and transporters that allows L-arabinose to be used as the sole carbon source in microbial culture.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. 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:
- Kotake T et al. Metabolism of L-arabinose in plants. J Plant Res 129:781-92 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 27220955) »
- Seri K et al. L-arabinose selectively inhibits intestinal sucrase in an uncompetitive manner and suppresses glycemic response after sucrose ingestion in animals. Metabolism 45:1368-74 (1996). Read more (PubMed: 8931641) »