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47748

Sigma-Aldrich

D-(−)-Fructose

tested according to Ph. Eur.

Synonym(s):
D-Levulose, Laevulosum (Fructosum), Fruit sugar
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
180.16
Beilstein:
1239004
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

Agency

USP/NF
tested according to Ph. Eur.

form

solid

mp

119-122 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

alcohol: soluble 1 gm in 15 ml
methanol: soluble 1 gm in 14 ml
H2O: freely soluble
acetone: freely soluble (Hot)
acetone: slightly soluble
pyridine: soluble

SMILES string

OC[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)C(=O)CO

InChI

1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h3,5-9,11-12H,1-2H2/t3-,5-,6-/m1/s1

InChI key

BJHIKXHVCXFQLS-UYFOZJQFSA-N

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Application

D-(−)-Fructose has been used as a test compound for investigating the enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of activator for phosphofructokinase termed “activation factor” by utilizing ATP and D-fructose-6-P.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

D-(−)-Fructose can enhance mood and gastrointestinal disturbances in fructose malabsorbers. It also possess metabolic and endocrine impact that shows that increased consumption of fructose is a contributing factor in the development of obesity and the accompanying metabolic abnormalities observed in the insulin resistance syndrome.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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