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Sigma-Aldrich

D-(+)-Xylose

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (sum of enantiomers, HPLC)

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H10O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.13
Beilstein:
1562108
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

product line

BioUltra

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (sum of enantiomers, HPLC)

form

crystals

optical activity

[α]20/D +20.0±1°, 10 hr, c = 10% in H2O

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test

ign. residue

≤0.2% (as SO4)

loss

≤0.2% loss on drying, 110 °C

pH

4.0-6.0 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)

mp

154-158 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤50 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤50 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

λ

1 M in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.2
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.2

SMILES string

O[C@@H]1COC(O)[C@H](O)[C@H]1O

InChI

1S/C5H10O5/c6-2-1-10-5(9)4(8)3(2)7/h2-9H,1H2/t2-,3+,4-,5?/m1/s1

InChI key

SRBFZHDQGSBBOR-IOVATXLUSA-N

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Application

D-Xylose, an aldopentose, is used as a feed stock to produce the non-caloric sweetener, xylitol and commercially valuable ethanol. D-Xylose may be used in intestinal function research to test for small intestinal malabsorption.

Biochem/physiol Actions

D-Xylose, a principle hemicellulosic sugar in plants and hardwoods, is a main building block for xylan.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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