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S1876 Sigma-Aldrich

D-Sorbitol

≥98%

Synonym: D-Glucitol

  • CAS Number 50-70-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H14O6

  • Molecular Weight 182.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1721899

  •  EC Number 200-061-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00004708

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24899498

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   300
vapor density   <1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.1 mmHg ( 25 °C)
assay   ≥98%
form   powder or crystals
mp   98-100 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   OC[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)CO
InChI   1S/C6H14O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h3-12H,1-2H2/t3-,4+,5-,6-/m1/s1
InChI key   FBPFZTCFMRRESA-JGWLITMVSA-N

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

10 mg in glass bottle

100, 500 g in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in poly drum

Application

May be used for washing spheroplasts and in isoelectric focusing to minimize endoosmotic flow in agarose gels. May be used to induce osmotic stress.

Biochem/physiol Actions

D-Sorbitol is a sugar alcohol that is commonly used as a sugar substitute. It occurs naturally and is also produced synthetically from glucose. The food industry uses D-sorbitol as an additive in the form of a sweetener, humectant, emulsifier, thickener, or dietary supplement. D-Sorbitol has also been found in cosmetics, paper, and pharmaceuticals. Naturally, D-sorbitol occurs widely in plants via photosynthesis, ranging from algae to higher order fruits of the family Rosaceae.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
LZ4290000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

MSMLS Online Plate Map

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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