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L-(+)-Arabinose, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

$95.23 - $326.97

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Arabinose
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C5H10O5
Formula Weight 150.13
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AAA1192130

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A1192130
250g Each for $326.97

AAA1192118

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alfa aesar
A1192118
50g Each for $95.23
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 150.13
Quantity 250g
Melting Point 156° to 160°C
CAS 87-72-9
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C5H10O5
Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Arabinose

Applications
L-(+)-Arabinose is used to identify and differentiate and characterize pentose sugar isomerase. It is also used as the carbon source in microbial culture. It is involved in the bioproduction of L-ribose. It finds application in the production of savory reaction flavors. Its derivatives are used in the development of antiviral agents such as nucleoside. It acts as a base component of hemicellulose and pectin.

Solubility
Soluble in water and glycerol. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.