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R3875

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Rhamnose monohydrate

≥99%

Synonym(s):
6-Deoxy-L-mannose, L(+)Rhamnopyranose
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12O5 · H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
182.17
Beilstein:
3912643
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

oranges

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

powder

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

90 °C

SMILES string

O.C[C@@H]1O[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H]1O

InChI

1S/C6H12O5.H2O/c1-2-3(7)4(8)5(9)6(10)11-2;/h2-10H,1H3;1H2/t2-,3-,4+,5+,6+;/m0./s1

InChI key

BNRKZHXOBMEUGK-NRBMBCGPSA-N

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General description

L-Rhamnose is a part of plant cell wall polysaccharides, rhamnogalacturonan I and rhamnogalacturonan. It is also present in bacterial cell walland a major antigenic determinant contributing to its pathogenicity. L-rhamnose is non-absorbable in humans but is fermented by intestinal microbes. Supplementation of L-rhamnose slows down gastric emptying. L-rhamnose monosaccharide conjugated immunogens have applications in cancer immunotherapies. Intake of L-rhamnose elevates serum propionate levels.

Application

L-Rhamnose monohydrate has been used:
  • in biofilm enhancement assay in S.pneumonia
  • as a sugar drink in humans undergoing intestinal barrier permeability test
  • for the standard curve generation in high performance liquid chromatography(HPLC)

Packaging

10 mg in glass bottle
5, 10, 25, 50, 100 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non 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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