D6134 Sigma


≥99% (GC), crystalline

Synonym: 2-Deoxy-D-arabinohexose



Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Carbohydrates A to Z, Carbohydrates D-F, Core Bioreagents,
assay   ≥99% (GC)
form   crystalline
color   white
mp   146-147 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble330 mg/mL, clear, colorless


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1, 5, 25 g in poly bottle

250 mg in poly bottle

Preparation Note

A further purification of the Grade II material by recrystallization.


2-Deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) is used in glucoprivic feeding research to invoke and study the processes of counter-regulatory response (CRR). 2-Deoxy-D-glucose is used in the development of anti-cancer strategies that involve radio- and chemosensitization and oxidative stress.

Biochem/physiol Actions

2-Deoxy-D-Glucose (2-Deoxyglucose) is a glucose analog that inhibits glycolysis via its actions on hexokinase, the rate limiting step of glycolysis. It is phosphorylated by hexokinase to 2-DG-P which can not be further metabolized by phosphoglucose isomerase. This leads to the accumulation of 2-DG-P in the cell and the depletion in cellular ATP. In vitro, 2-Deoxyglucose has been shown to induce autophagy, increase ROS production, and activate AMPK.

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Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 

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How can I dissolve 2-Deoxy-D-glucose, Product D6134?
The product is soluble in water at 330 mg/mL.  It may also be soluble in DMSO.
Can solutions of 2-Deoxy-D-glucose, Product D6134, be stored?
Sigma-Aldrich has no information on the solution stability of this product.  If information can't be found in the literature, it is best to prepare fresh solutions.
What is the shelf life of 2-Deoxy-D-glucose, Product D6134?
There is no recommended retest date given to released lots for this product. The product is guaranteed to be of good quality for one year from the time you receive it; this guarantee applies only to unopened bottles which have been stored at room temperature.
What are the differences between products D6134 and D8375 which are both 2-deoxy-D-glucose?
Product D6134 is a further purification by crystallization of D8375. The specification sheets for both products are below.
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