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56224 Sigma-Aldrich

L-(+)-Gulose

≥98.0% (HPLC)

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Carbohydrates A to Z, Carbohydrates G, Monosaccharide More...
InChI Key   WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-QRXFDPRISA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (HPLC)
optical activity   [α]/D +23.0±2°, 24 hr, c = 0.5% in H2O
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Application

L-(+)-Gulose, a rare aldohexose sugar C-3 epimer of galactose, is used in the development of various drugs and to glycosylate alginates. L-(+)-Gulose is a substrate of GDP-mannose 3′,5′-epimerase in plants and may be a precursor of L-ascorbic acid in plants.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 56224.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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NONH for all modes of transport
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