G0625

Sigma-Aldrich

D-(+)-Galactose

≥98%

Synonym(s):
Galactose
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
180.16
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1724619
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

bovine (Ruminant- Cow, Ox, Buffalo)

assay

≥98%

form

powder

application(s)

HPLC: suitable

mp

168-170 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h1,3-6,8-12H,2H2/t3-,4+,5+,6-/m0/s1

InChI key

GZCGUPFRVQAUEE-KCDKBNATSA-N

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Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
100, 500 g in poly bottle
5 kg in poly drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Galactose is a simple monosaccharide that serves as an energy source and as an essential component of glycolipids and glycoproteins. Galactose contributes to energy metabolism via its conversion to glucose by the enzymes that constitute the Leloir pathway. Defects in the genes encoding these proteins lead to the metabolic disorder galactosemia.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
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