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Alfa Aesar™ D-Erythrose, syrup, ca 70% w/v, >75% dry wt. basis

$46.99 - $130.84

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material D-Erythrose
CAS 583-50-6
Name Note syrup
Molecular Formula C4H8O4
Formula Weight 120.10g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006970
Beilstein 1721698
Merck Index 14,3690
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AAB2109303

 
alfa aesar™
B21093-03
1g Each for $130.84

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0.25g Each for $46.99
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Concentration ≈70% w/v
Quantity 1g
Optical Rotation −33° (c=2 in Water, 72H)
Chemical Name or Material D-Erythrose
Name Note syrup
CAS 583-50-6
Assay >75%
Assay Percent Notes dry wt. basis
Molecular Formula C4H8O4
Formula Weight 120.10g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006970
Beilstein 1721698
Merck Index 14,3690
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C

Applications
Erythrose is an anti-cancer agent. In vitro, ~4 mM erythrose effectively kills cancer cells for tested cell lines (in vitro), such as: lung, brain, breast and colorectal cancers. D-Erythrose inhibits tumor growth in mice (in vivo). It is used to study the mechanisms of organic micro spherule formation and Maillard (glycation) reactions.

Solubility
Fully miscible in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store away from oxidizing agents and water/moisture. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under inert gas.

Safety and Handling

2° to 8°C