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G2164

Sigma-Aldrich

Gluconolactone

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym(s):
D-(+)-Gluconic acid δ-lactone, δ-Gluconolactone, 1,2,3,4,5-Pentahydroxycaproic acid δ-lactone, D-(+)-Dextronic acid δ-lactone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H10O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
178.14
Beilstein:
83286
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Agency

USP/NF
meets USP testing specifications

Quality Level

form

crystalline

mp

160 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H10O6/c7-1-2-3(8)4(9)5(10)6(11)12-2/h2-5,7-10H,1H2/t2-,3-,4+,5-/m1/s1

InChI key

PHOQVHQSTUBQQK-SQOUGZDYSA-N

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General description

Gluconolactone is a non-toxic component of the skin. It has anti-oxidant and free radical scavenging effects. Gluconolactone has antiaging and skin-firming properties. It acts as a β-glucosidase inhibitor. Gluconolactone stimulates cellulase gene expression.

Application

Gluconolactone has been used:
  • to control the acidification kinetics of natural rubber latex (NRL) suspensions
  • to study its effects on inhibition and disintegration of collagen fibrils
  • to prepare alginate hydrogel

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glucono-d-lactone increased the doubling time and activated enzymes involved in the oxidative pentose phosphate pathway of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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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