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G5500

Sigma-Aldrich

L-(−)-Glucose

≥99%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
180.16
Beilstein:
1724626
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

powder

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

153-156 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h1,3-6,8-12H,2H2/t3-,4+,5+,6+/m1/s1

InChI key

GZCGUPFRVQAUEE-VANKVMQKSA-N

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General description

L-(−)-Glucose is an enantiomer of the more common D-glucose. L-Glucose cannot be used by cells as an energy source because it cannot be phosphorylated by hexokinase.

Application

L-(-)-Glucose has been used in phospho-buffered saline (PBS) solution to induce metabolic responses in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. It has also been used to study the substrate competition pattern of IICB glucose transporter.

Packaging

250 mg in poly bottle
500 mg in poly tube
1 g in poly tube
5, 25 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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