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A5502

Sigma-Aldrich

Adonitol

≥99%

Synonym(s):
Ribitol, Adonite
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H12O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
152.15
Beilstein:
1720524
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

powder

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C5H12O5/c6-1-3(8)5(10)4(9)2-7/h3-10H,1-2H2/t3-,4+,5-

InChI key

HEBKCHPVOIAQTA-ZXFHETKHSA-N

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Application

Adonitol (Ribitol), a pentose alcohol, is metabolized to teicholic acids used in the cell walls of gram positive bacteria. Adonitol is often compared to other cell permeating molecules such as formamide, propanediol, and DMSO as a cryopreservation agent.

Packaging

10 mg in autosample vial

Storage Class Code

11 - 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

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Satoru Tomita et al.
Microbiology (Reading, England), 158(Pt 11), 2712-2723 (2012-08-25)
The structural diversity of wall teichoic acid (WTA) was investigated using biochemical and NMR analyses among 19 strains of Lactobacillus plantarum, of which seven were previously established to contain a glycerol-type backbone, whereas the remaining 12 strains possess ribitol-containing WTA.
G Funke et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 31(11), 2907-2912 (1993-11-01)
Fifteen strains of CDC group 1 coryneform and biochemically similar bacteria were isolated from clinical specimens. Of the 15 strains isolated, 11 were derived from abscesses and purulent lesions, mostly from the upper part of the body, and 3 were
D J Brenner et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 15(4), 703-713 (1982-04-01)
DNA relatedness was used to define the biochemical boundaries of Escherichia coli. A large number of biochemically atypical strains were shown to belong to biogroups of E. coli. These included strains negative in reactions for indole, all three decarboxylases, D-mannitol
Annelies Goeminne et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 16(14), 6752-6763 (2008-06-24)
A key enzyme within the purine salvage pathway of parasites, nucleoside hydrolase, is proposed as a good target for new antiparasitic drugs. We have developed N-arylmethyl-iminoribitol derivatives as a novel class of inhibitors against a purine specific nucleoside hydrolase from
Anders Østergaard Madsen et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. A, 115(26), 7794-7804 (2011-06-15)
X-ray diffraction data of high quality measured to high resolution on crystals of the two pentitol epimers ribitol (centric) and xylitol (acentric) at 101, 141, and 181 K and data on the two compounds previously recorded at 122 K have

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