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D-(−)-Fructose

for microbiology, ≥99.0%

Synonym: D-Levulose, Fruit sugar

  • CAS Number 57-48-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12O6

  • Molecular Weight 180.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1239004

  •  EC Number 200-333-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00148910

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757340

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Properties

Related Categories Base Ingredients for Media, Carbohydrate Sources (Sugars/Extracts), Microbiology, Sugars for Media
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
assay   ≥99.0% (HPLC)
form   powder
optical activity   [α]20/D −92±2°, 1 hr, c = 10% in H2O
application(s)   microbiology: suitable (preparation)
ign. residue   ≤0.1% (as SO4)
loss   ≤0.1% loss on drying, 20 °C (HV)
mp   119-122 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 0.1 g/mL, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  K: ≤50 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤50 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
SMILES string   OC[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)C(=O)CO
InChI   1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h3,5-9,11-12H,1-2H2/t3-,5-,6-/m1/s1
InChI key   BJHIKXHVCXFQLS-UYFOZJQFSA-N

Description

General description

D-Fructose (fruit sugar) is a reducing sugar. In fruits it is a very important sugar component, and mostly exists in free form in plants and often together with sucrose and D-glucose. It is a component of polysaccharide inulin and also a component of di-, tri- and oligo-saccharides.

Biochem/physiol Actions

D-Fructose is an important monosaccharide used in a wide range of applications. D-fructose is used in carbohydrate research, in organic and bioorganic synthesis; as a model compound; as a reference material, as an enzyme substrate and as a nutrient medium.

It can be produced by separation from glucose and by hydrolysis (inversion) of sucrose.1 It also possess metabolic and endocrine impact that shows that increased consumption of fructose is a contributing factor in the development of obesity and the accompanying metabolic abnormalities observed in the insulin resistance syndrome.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
LS7120000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Microbiology Introduction

An initial aim of all microbiologists is the reproducible growth of their microbial cultures, no matter whether the microorganisms are of natural origin or have been genetically engineered by man. Re...
Keywords: Absorption, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Antibiotics, Antimicrobials, Buffers, Culture media, Diffusion, Environmental, Filtration, Genetic, Growth factors, Metabolism, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Reductions, Respiration, Sample preparations, Vitamins

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