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488-81-3 - Adonitol, 99% - Ribitol - L03253 - Alfa Aesar

L03253 Adonitol, 99%

CAS Number
488-81-3
Synonyms
Ribitol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 21.22
25g 89.61
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Adonitol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00064291
EINECS
207-685-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H12O5
Formula Weight
152.15
Melting point
102-104°
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water (100 mg/ml).

Applications

Adonitol is metabolized to teicholic acids used in the cell walls of gram positive bacteria. Adonitol is often compared to other cell permeating molecules such as formamide, propanediol, and DMSO as a cryopreservation agent.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Store under dry inert gas. Incompatible with water and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Graciela F. DE Valdéz; Graciela S. DE Giori; Aída A. P. DE Ruiz Holgado and Guillermo Oliver. Protective Effect of Adonitol on Lactic Acid Bacteria Subjected to Freeze-Drying.Appl. Environ. Microbiol.1983, 45 302-304.

A. G. Fadnis; S. K. Kulshrestha. Kinetics of oxidation of adonitol by manganese(III) pyrophosphate.Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters.1982, 19 267-269.

Other References

Merck
14,168
Beilstein
1720524
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VJ0800000

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