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≥85% (HPLC)

S-1,3,4-Trihydroxy-2-butanone, L-Glycero-2-tetrulose
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≥85% (HPLC)

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[α]/D 12.0±2.0°, c = 2 in H2O (24 h)


≤23% water

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room temp

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L-(+)-Erythrulose is used as a tanning agent in the cosmetics industry and a source of chiral ethyl ketones used in aldo reaction organic synthesis.

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Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 56845.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids



Flash Point(F)

230.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

110 °C - closed cup

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dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Santiago Díaz-Oltra et al.
Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 14(30), 9240-9254 (2008-08-30)
Both matched and mismatched diastereoselection have been observed in aldol reactions of a boron enolate of a protected L-erythrulose derivative with several chiral alpha-fluoro and alpha-amino aldehydes. Strict adherence to the Felkin-Anh model for the respective transition structures does not
G L Simpson et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1501(1), 12-24 (2000-03-23)
The degradation of L-ascorbate (AsA) and its primary oxidation products, L-dehydroascorbate (DHA) and 2,3-L-diketogulonate (2, 3-DKG) were studied under physiological conditions. Analysis determined that L-erythrulose (ERU) and oxalate were the primary degradation products of ASA regardless of which compound was
J Alberto Marco et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 68(22), 8577-8582 (2003-10-25)
Both matched and mismatched diastereoselections have been observed in aldol reactions of the B,B-dicyclohexylboron enolate of a protected l-erythrulose derivative with a range of chiral aldehydes. The stereochemical outcome of reactions with alpha-methyl aldehydes can be adequately explained within the
Matilte Halma et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 87, 850-857 (2016-09-23)
In the present work, we describe a new thiamine amperometric biosensor based on thiamine pyrophosphate (ThDP)-dependent transketolase (TK)-catalyzed reaction, followed by the oxidative trapping of TK intermediate α,β-dihydroxyethylthiamine diphosphate (DHEThDP) within the enzymatic active site. For the biosensor design purpose
Santiago Díaz-Oltra et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 70(20), 8130-8139 (2005-11-10)
[Chemical reaction: See text] Both matched and mismatched diastereoselections have been observed in the aldol reactions of a range of chiral aldehydes with the dicyclohexylboron enolate of a chiral ethyl ketone related to L-erythrulose. As was previously observed in the

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