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7643-75-6 - L-(-)-Arabitol, 98% - A13103 - Alfa Aesar

A13103 L-(-)-Arabitol, 98%

CAS Number
7643-75-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 40.17
25g 148.32
100g 387.20
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L-(-)-Arabitol, 98%

MDL
MFCD00064290
EINECS
231-582-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H12O5
Formula Weight
152.15
Melting point
98-103°
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water (50 mg/ml).

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).

Notes

It is hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

W.A.Wood; M.J.McDonough; L.B.Jacobs. Ribitol and D-arabitol utilization by Aerobacter aerogenes. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 1961, 236, (8),2190-2195

 

B.C.Saha; R.J.Bothast. Production of L-arabitol from L-arabinose by Candida entomaea and Pichia guilliermondii. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 1996, 45, (3),299-306

Other References

Merck
14,762
Beilstein
1720521
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.49
TSCA
Yes

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