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D-Ribulose 5-phosphate disodium salt

≥96% (TLC)

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H9Na2O8P

  • Molecular Weight 274.07

  •  MDL number MFCD00056674

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24888153

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Properties

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InChI Key   NBEPTNUBEFMKAU-CIFXRNLBSA-L
assay   ≥96% (TLC)
impurities   ≤1% methanol
  ≤2% ethanol
  <10% water
solubility   H2O: soluble50 mg/mL, clear, light yellow
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Application

Ribulose 5-phosphate, a component of both the pentose phosphate pathway (PPP) and the Calvin cycle, is used as a substrate to identify, differentiate and characterize phosphopentose isomerase(s) and epimerase(s).

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

Articles

Calvin Cycle

The Calvin cycle is a more complex process used by algae, plants and photosynthetic bacteria to convert carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrate and molecular oxygen with the aid of sunlight. The l...
BioFiles 2007, 2.6, 27.
Keywords: Aldol condensation, Biofiles, Catalysis, Condensations, Isomerizations, Phosphorylations, Reductions

Pentose Phosphate Pathway

While glucose metabolism by glycolysis occurs where energy is needed quickly, e.g. in brain and muscle cells, a second pathway for glucose metabolism, called pentose phosphate pathway, operates in ti...
BioFiles 2007, 2.6, 25.
Keywords: Catalysis, Glycolysis, Metabolism, Oxidations, Pentose phosphate pathway

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