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Sigma-Aldrich

D-(+)-Xylose

≥99%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H10O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.13
Beilstein:
1562108
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

cell culture

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

powder

optical activity

[α]20/D 18.2 to 19.4 °, c = 4% (w/v) in water

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

154-158 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

O[C@@H]1COC(O)[C@H](O)[C@H]1O

InChI

1S/C5H10O5/c6-2-1-10-5(9)4(8)3(2)7/h2-9H,1H2/t2-,3+,4-,5?/m1/s1

InChI key

SRBFZHDQGSBBOR-IOVATXLUSA-N

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General description

Xylose is a five-carbon sugar that contributes to lignocellulose in plants. Xylose is predominantly found in hardwoods and agricultural residues.

Application

D-(+)-Xylose has been used:
  • as one of the component to stimulate microbial activity
  • for the enhancement of biofilm formation
  • as a part of biochemical tests for the identification of B. cereus group
  • for substrate screening characterization

Packaging

10 mg in glass bottle
500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Estimation of xylose in the urine after oral administration, is useful in diagnosing absorption of carbohydrates and malabsorption of non-pancreatic molecules. Xylose plays a significant role in the biologically conversion of plant biomass to fuels and chemicals.

Quality

White to off-white.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non 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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