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Alfa Aesar™ D-(+)-Arabitol, 99%

$59.24 - $187.57

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material D-(+)-Arabitol
CAS 488-82-4
Molecular Formula C5H12O5
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004709
Beilstein 1720520
Merck Index 14,762
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AAA1780106

 
alfa aesar™
A17801-06
5g Each for $59.24

AAA1780114

 
alfa aesar™
A17801-14
25g Each for $187.57
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 100° to 104°C
Quantity 5g
Optical Rotation +132° (c=0.4 in Acidified Molybdate Solution)
Chemical Name or Material D-(+)-Arabitol
CAS 488-82-4
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C5H12O5
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004709
Beilstein 1720520
Merck Index 14,762
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It can be employed as a sugar in the production of xylitol via biotransformation process. It is a substrate used to identify, differentiate and characterize enzyme such as the gluconobacter oxydans dehydrogenase(s), Gox2181, hyperthermophilic D-arabitol dehydrogenase from Thermotoga maritime and NAD-dependent D-arabitoldehydrogenase from acetic acid bacterium, Acetobacter suboxydans.

Solubility
Soluble in water (50 mg/ml).

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed in a cool, dry and well ventilated place.