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2438-80-4 - L-(-)-Fucose, 99% - 6-Deoxy-L-galactose - A16789 - Alfa Aesar

A16789 L-(-)-Fucose, 99%

CAS Number
2438-80-4
Synonyms
6-Deoxy-L-galactose

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 29.56
5g 100.63
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L-(-)-Fucose, 99%

MDL
MFCD00069812
EINECS
219-452-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H12O5
Formula Weight
164.16
Melting point
139-142°
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

L-(-)-Fucose finds application in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements. It is used in the determination of antigen in A and B blood group. It is also used in the selection-mediated leukocyte-endothelial adhesion and host-microbe interactions. It is also used in anti aging creams as well as to promote the accelerated healing of wounds and to reduce allergy.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Store in a cool place.

Literature References

Becerra, J. E.; Yebra, M. J.; Monedero, V. An L-Fucose Operon in the Probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG Is Involved in Adaptation to Gastrointestinal Conditions. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2015, 81 (11), 3880-3888.

Liu, Z.; Yoshihara, A.; Wormald, M. R.; Jenkinson, S. F.; Gibson, V.; Izumori, K.; Fleet, G. W. J. L-Fucose from Vitamin C with Only Acetonide Protection. Org. Lett. 2014, 16 (21), 5663-5665.

Other References

Merck
14,4279
Beilstein
1422661
Harmonized Tariff Code
2940.00
TSCA
Yes

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