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Alfa Aesar™ L-(-)-Glucose, anhydrous, 98%

$53.49 - $126.47

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-(-)-Glucose
CAS 921-60-8
Name Note anhydrous
Molecular Formula C6H12O6
Formula Weight 180.16
MDL Number MFCD00148913
Beilstein 1724626
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AAA1749601

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1749601
0.25g Each for $53.49

AAA1749603

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1749603
1g Each for $126.47
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 180.16
Quantity 0.25g
Melting Point 148° to 157°C
Name Note anhydrous
Optical Rotation −53° (c=10 in Water, 24h)
Chemical Name or Material L-(-)-Glucose
Assay 98%
RTECS Number LZ6610000
MDL Number MFCD00148913
Molecular Formula C6H12O6
CAS 921-60-8
Beilstein 1724626

Applications
L-(-)-Glucose is an enantiomer of the more common D-glucose a naturally occurring carbohydrate used in an abundance of cellular processes. L-Glucose is a synthetic sugar used in the formation of L-Glucose Pen taacetate, a potential therapeutic agent regarding type II diabetes. In addition, L-glucose can be used as a colon cleansing agent for before a colonoscopy procedure.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol.

Notes
Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.