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85541

Sigma-Aldrich

L-(−)-Sorbose

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

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
180.16
Beilstein:
1724554
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

grade

for biotechnological purposes

Quality Level

assay

≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, HPLC)

form

solid

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

SMILES string

OC[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)C(=O)CO

InChI

1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h3,5-9,11-12H,1-2H2/t3-,5+,6+/m0/s1

InChI key

BJHIKXHVCXFQLS-OTWZMJIISA-N

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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.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

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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