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Alfa Aesar™ L-(-)-Arabitol, 98%

$60.97 - $587.62

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-(-)-Arabitol
CAS 7643-75-6
Molecular Formula C5H12O5
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064290
Beilstein 1720521
Merck Index 14,762
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AAA1310306

 
alfa aesar™
A13103-06
5g Each for $60.97

AAA1310314

 
alfa aesar™
A13103-14
25g Each for $225.09

AAA1310322

 
alfa aesar™
A13103-22
100g Each for $587.62
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 98° to 103°C
Quantity 5g
Optical Rotation −11° (c=5 in 8% Borax Solution)
Chemical Name or Material L-(-)-Arabitol
CAS 7643-75-6
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H12O5
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064290
Beilstein 1720521
Merck Index 14,762
TSCA TSCA

Applications
L-Arabitol, a rare sugar alcohol, is being studied as a food additive that reduces fat deposits in the intestines. L-Arabitol is used as an inducer of xylanase expression in Hypocrea jecorina (Trichoderma reesei). L-Arabitol is used to identify, differentiate and characterize L-arabitol dehydrogenase(s).

Solubility
Soluble in water (50 mg/ml).

Notes
It is hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.