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56224

Sigma-Aldrich

L-(+)-Gulose

≥98.0% (HPLC)

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
180.16
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

assay

≥98.0% (HPLC)

optical activity

[α]/D +23.0±2°, 24 hr, c = 0.5% in H2O

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-2-3(8)4(9)5(10)6(11)12-2/h2-11H,1H2/t2-,3+,4-,5-,6?/m0/s1

InChI key

WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-QRXFDPRISA-N

Application

L-(+)-Gulose, a rare aldohexose sugar C-3 epimer of galactose, is used in the development of various drugs and to glycosylate alginates. L-(+)-Gulose is a substrate of GDP-mannose 3′,5′-epimerase in plants and may be a precursor of L-ascorbic acid in plants.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 56224.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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