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9005-80-5 - Inulin - A18425 - Alfa Aesar

A18425 Inulin

CAS Number
9005-80-5
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 23.70
50g 86.60
250g 377.00
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Inulin

MDL
MFCD00131407
EINECS
232-684-3

Chemical Properties

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Mixture of fructose polymers that serves as carbohydrate storage in plantsInulin is used in the treatment of high blood fats, cholesterol and triglycerides. It is also used for weight loss, constipation and also serves as a food additive to improve taste and as a vaccine adjuvant. Further, it is utilized to replace sugar, fat and flour. It is also used to measure kidney function by determining the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). In addition to this, it is used to replace some of the flour in baked goods.

Notes

Yields D-fructose and D-glucose after acid hydrolysis.Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Yu, S.; Wang, X.; Zhang, T.; Jiang, B.; Mu, W. Characterization of a thermostable inulin fructotransferase from Clostridium clostridioforme AGR2157 that produces difructose dianhydride I from inulin. J. Mol. Catal. B: Enzym. 2015, 120, 16-22.

Heap, S.; Ingram, J.; Law, M.; Tucker, A. J.; Wright, A. J. Eight-day consumption of inulin added to a yogurt breakfast lowers postprandial appetite ratings but not energy intakes in young healthy females: a randomised controlled trial. Br. J. Nutr. 2016, 115 (02), 262-270.

Other References

Merck
14,5004
Harmonized Tariff Code
1108.20
TSCA
Yes

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