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S7903

Sigma-Aldrich

Sucrose

≥99.5% (GC), BioXtra

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Synonym(s):
α-D-Glc-(1→2)-β-D-Fru, α-D-Glucopyranosyl β-D-fructofuranoside, β-D-Fructofuranosyl-α-D-glucopyranoside, D(+)-Saccharose, Sugar
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C12H22O11
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
342.30
Beilstein:
90825
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

sugar cane

Quality Level

product line

BioXtra

Assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

crystals

optical activity

[α]20/D +66.5±1°, c = 10 in H2O(lit.)

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

Insoluble matter, passes filter test

ign. residue

≤0.01% (as SO4)

loss

≤0.2% loss on drying, HV, 18 - 26°C

color

white

pH

5.5-7.5 (20 °C, 1 M in H2O)

mp

185-187 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 1 M, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.005%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.005%

cation traces

Al: ≤0.0005%
As: ≤0.0001%
Ba: ≤0.0005%
Bi: ≤0.0005%
Ca: ≤0.001%
Cd: ≤0.0005%
Co: ≤0.0005%
Cr: ≤0.0005%
Cu: ≤0.0005%
Fe: ≤0.0005%
K: ≤0.005%
Li: ≤0.0005%
Mg: ≤0.0005%
Mn: ≤0.0005%
Mo: ≤0.0005%
Na: ≤0.005%
Ni: ≤0.0005%
Pb: ≤0.0005%
Sr: ≤0.0005%
Zn: ≤0.0005%

absorption

≤0.07 at 280 in H2O at 1 M
≤0.09 at 260 in H2O at 1 M

SMILES string

OC[C@H]1O[C@H](O[C@]2(CO)O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]2O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O

InChI

1S/C12H22O11/c13-1-4-6(16)8(18)9(19)11(21-4)23-12(3-15)10(20)7(17)5(2-14)22-12/h4-11,13-20H,1-3H2/t4-,5-,6-,7-,8+,9-,10+,11-,12+/m1/s1

InChI key

CZMRCDWAGMRECN-UGDNZRGBSA-N

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vibrant-m

S7903

Sucrose

Premium Grade
vibrant-m

S9378

Sucrose

-
vibrant-m

S8501

Sucrose

-
vibrant-m

S0389

Sucrose

-
solubility

H2O: 1 M, clear, colorless

solubility

H2O: 0.5 g/mL, clear, colorless

solubility

H2O: 0.5 g/mL, clear, colorless to faintly yellow

solubility

H2O: soluble 50 g + 50 mL

biological source

sugar cane

biological source

sugar cane

biological source

sugar cane

biological source

sugar cane

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, cryopreservation: suitable, electron microscopy: suitable, enzyme immunoassay: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable, immunohistochemistry: suitable

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

impurities

Insoluble matter, passes filter test

impurities

≤5 ppm heavy metals

impurities

-

impurities

≤0.1% free glucose

Application

Sucrose may be used to prepare density gradients for cell/organelle separation. The refractive index of the solution will be directly related to the density. In addition, sucrose can be used as a supplement in plant, insect, and bacterial culture media, and in various enzymatic assays.

Preparation Note

Solutions can be autoclaved for 15-20 minutes at a maximum of 121 °C. There will be some hydrolysis to glucose and fructose, depending in part on how rapidly the autoclave comes to the required temperature and pressure. Care must be taken to prevent solutions from caramelizing.

Other Notes

To gain a comprehensive understanding of our extensive range of Disaccharides for your research, we encourage you to visit our Carbohydrates Category page.

Storage Class Code

11 - 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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