D6134 Sigma-Aldrich


≥99% (GC), crystalline

Synonym: 2-Deoxy-D-arabinohexose

  • CAS Number 154-17-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12O5

  • Molecular Weight 164.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1723331

  •  EC Number 205-823-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00151328

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24894000

  •  NACRES NA.25



Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Carbohydrates A to Z, Carbohydrates D-F, Core Bioreagents,
assay   ≥99% (GC)
form   crystalline
color   white
mp   146-147 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble 330 mg/mL, clear, colorless
storage temp.   2-8°C



2-Deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) is used in glucoprivic feeding research to invoke and study the processes of counter-regulatory response (CRR). 2-Deoxy-D-glucose is used in the development of anti-cancer strategies that involve radio- and chemosensitization and oxidative stress.


1, 5, 25 g in poly bottle

250 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

2-Deoxy-D-Glucose (2-Deoxyglucose) is a glucose analog that inhibits glycolysis via its actions on hexokinase, the rate limiting step of glycolysis. It is phosphorylated by hexokinase to 2-DG-P which can not be further metabolized by phosphoglucose isomerase. This leads to the accumulation of 2-DG-P in the cell and the depletion in cellular ATP. In vitro, 2-Deoxyglucose has been shown to induce autophagy, increase ROS production, and activate AMPK.

Preparation Note

A further purification of the Grade II material by recrystallization.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 

Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I dissolve 2-Deoxy-D-glucose, Product D6134?
The product is soluble in water at 330 mg/mL.It may also be soluble in DMSO.
Can solutions of 2-Deoxy-D-glucose, Product D6134, be stored?
Sigma-Aldrich has no information on the solution stability of this product.If information can't be found in the literature, it is best to prepare fresh solutions.
What is the shelf life of 2-Deoxy-D-glucose, Product D6134?
There is no recommended retest date given to released lots for this product. The product is guaranteed to be of good quality for one year from the time you receive it; this guarantee applies only to unopened bottles which have been stored at room temperature.
What are the differences between products D6134 and D8375 which are both 2-deoxy-D-glucose?
Product D6134 is a further purification by crystallization of D8375.
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