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Lactulose

≥98.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: 4-O-β-D-Galactopyranosyl-D-fructofuranose, 4-O-β-D-Galactopyranosyl-D-fructose

  • CAS Number 4618-18-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C12H22O11

  • Molecular Weight 342.30

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 93773

  •  EC Number 225-027-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00151469

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24882124

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Properties

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InChI Key   JCQLYHFGKNRPGE-WJONTELPSA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (HPLC)
optical activity   [α]20/D −48±2°, 24 hr, c = 1% in H2O
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Application

Lactulose, a disaccharide composed of fructose and galactose units, is used as an osmolyte that relieves constipation and supports probiotic processes in the intestine and colon. Lactulose helps stabilize blood glucose and insulin levels.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
LS6965000
Protocols & Articles

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Prebiotics

Prebiotic food components typically consist of polysaccharides and oligosaccharides. They can be found in milk (galactooligosaccharides or GOS) and plants with dietary fibers, and they are often prod...
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Keywords: Fermentation, Prebiotics

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