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D-(+)-Raffinose pentahydrate, 99%, Alfa Aesar

$39.95 - $124.50

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material D-(+)-Raffinose pentahydrate
Assay Percent Range 0.99
Molecular Formula C18H32O16·5H2O
Formula Weight 594.52g/mol; 504.45g/mol (anhydrous)
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AAA1831309

 
alfa aesar
A18313-09
10g Each for $39.95

AAA1831318

 
alfa aesar
A18313-18
50g Each for $124.50
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 10g
Chemical Name or Material D-(+)-Raffinose pentahydrate
CAS 17629-30-0
Assay Percent Range 0.99
Molecular Formula C18H32O16·5H2O
Formula Weight 594.52g/mol; 504.45g/mol (anhydrous)
Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic

Applications
D-(+)-Raffinose pentahydrate is used as a carbon source in yeast culture media. It is also used in moisturizers, prevent skin ageing, promotes skin regeneration, additive in low-cariogenic food and drinks, non-digestible with lower efficiency than lactose or sucrose and stimulates the growth of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria.

Solubility
Soluble in pyridine and water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Hygroscopic