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A3256

Sigma-Aldrich

L-(+)-Arabinose

≥99%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H10O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.13
Beilstein:
1723085
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

powder

optical activity

[α]/D +103 to +105°°(lit.)

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

160-163 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C5H10O5/c6-1-3(8)5(10)4(9)2-7/h1,3-5,7-10H,2H2/t3-,4-,5+/m0/s1

InChI key

PYMYPHUHKUWMLA-VAYJURFESA-N

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Application

L-Arabinose is used as a substrate to identify, differentiate and characterize pentose sugar isomerase(s). L-Arabinose is used in the bioproduction of L-ribose.

Packaging

10 mg in autosample vial

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Arabinose is the naturally occurring isomer and is a constituent of plant polysaccharides. Most bacteria contain an inducible arabinose operon that codes for a series of enzymes and transporters that allows L-arabinose to be used as the sole carbon source in microbial culture.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. A3256.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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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Certificate of Origin

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