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50-69-1 - D-(-)-Ribose, 98% - A17894 - Alfa Aesar

A17894 D-(-)-Ribose, 98%

CAS Number
50-69-1
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 19.17
50g 51.66
250g 204.00
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D-(-)-Ribose, 98%

MDL
MFCD00135453
EINECS
200-059-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H10O5
Formula Weight
150.13
Melting point
82-86°
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ether.

Applications

D-(-)-Ribose is mainly used as a very basic source of metabolism of life. It is also used as a precursor for virazole, adenosine, thymidine, cytidine, fluoro-thymidine, 2-methyl adenosine, pyrromonazole toxina and adenosine methionine. It is further used in the synthesis of vitamin B2 (riboflavin), tetra-O-acetyl-ribose and nucleoside. It finds application as food additives and as supplement in cell culture.

Notes

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

Literature References

For an evaluation of the potential of D-ribose as an enantiopure building block for construction of the C-ring of taxol, see: J. Org. Chem., 60, 7849 (1995).

Downey, A. M.; Richter, C.; Pohl, R.; Mahrwald, R.; Hocek, M. Direct One-Pot Synthesis of Nucleosides from Unprotected or 5-O-Monoprotected D-Ribose. Org. Lett. 2015, 17 (18), 4604-4607.

Sinatra, S. T.; Caiazzo, C. D-Ribose Supplementation in the Equine: Lack of Effect on Glycated Plasma Proteins Suggesting Safety in Humans. J. Am. Coll. Nutr. 2015, 34 (2), 108-112.

Other References

Merck
14,8204
Beilstein
1723081
Harmonized Tariff Code
2940.00
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VJ2275000

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