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Alfa Aesar™ L-Lyxose, 99%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Lyxose
CAS 1949-78-6
Molecular Formula C5H10O5
Formula Weight 150.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064111
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 108° to 112°C
Quantity 1g
Chemical Name or Material L-Lyxose
CAS 1949-78-6
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C5H10O5
Formula Weight 150.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064111
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It acts as a reducing carbohydrate present in maple syrup. It is used in molecular modeling calculations in the study of drug binding and recognition in relation to aldose reductase. L-Lyxose is also utilized by Escherichia coli, encoding a kinase for L-Xylulose.

Solubility
Very soluble (586 g/L) (25°C) 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.