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85541 Sigma

L-(−)-Sorbose

for biotechnological purposes, ≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, HPLC)

  • CAS Number 87-79-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12O6

  • Molecular Weight 180.16

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1724554

  •  EC Number 201-771-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00151097

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653051

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Carbohydrate Derivatives, Carbohydrates, Chemical Biology,
grade   for biotechnological purposes
InChI Key   BJHIKXHVCXFQLS-OTWZMJIISA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, HPLC)
optical activity   [α]20/D −43±2°, c = 5% in H2O
mp   163-165 °C
solubility   H2O: 0.1 g/mL clear, colorless to very faintly yellow

Description

Application

L-Sorbose is used as a starting reagent for the commercial biosynthesis of ascorbic acid (vitamin C).

Biochem/physiol Actions

The L enatiomer of sorbose, a ketohexose monosaccharide.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 85541.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

MSMLS Online Plate Map

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