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47748 Sigma-Aldrich

D-(−)-Fructose

tested according to Ph. Eur.

Synonym: D-Levulose, Fruit sugar, Laevulosum (Fructosum)

  • 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 329757342

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Carbohydrate Derivatives, Carbohydrates, Carbohydrates A to Z,
Agency/Method   tested according to Ph. Eur.
Quality Level   100
mp   119-122 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   alcohol: soluble 1 gm in 15 ml
  methanol: soluble 1 gm in 14 ml
  H2O: freely soluble
  acetone: freely soluble (Hot)
  acetone: slightly soluble
  pyridine: soluble
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

Application

D-(−)-Fructose has been used as a test compound for investigating the enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of activator for phosphofructokinase termed “activation factor” by utilizing ATP and D-fructose-6-P.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

D-(−)-Fructose can enhance mood and gastrointestinal disturbances in fructose malabsorbers. 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

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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