D-(+)-Xylose

D-(+)-Xylose

Synonyms Wood sugar

CAS Number: 58-86-6 Molecular Formula: C5H10O5 Molecular Weight: 150.13 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1562108 EC Number: 200-400-7 MDL Number: MFCD00064360

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Description

Product Description

D-(+)-Xylose

Application Notes

Xylose is the main building block for hemicellulose, the acid-catalysed degradation of hemicellulose gives furfural, a specialty solvent in industry and a precursor to synthetic polymers. In animal medicine, xylose is used to test for malabsorption by administration in water to the patient after fasting.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Sweetener

Specifications
SKU 02103300-CF
Alternate Names Wood sugar
Application Notes Xylose is the main building block for hemicellulose, the acid-catalysed degradation of hemicellulose gives furfural, a specialty solvent in industry and a precursor to synthetic polymers. In animal medicine, xylose is used to test for malabsorption by administration in water to the patient after fasting.
Beilstein Registry Number 1562108
Density 1.525 @ 20 deg C/4 deg C
EC Number 200-400-7
Format powder
Applications Sweetener
Loss on Drying ≤0.5%
MDL # MFCD00064360
Melting Point 153-154 deg C
Molecular Formula C5H10O5
Molecular Weight 150.13 g/mol
Optical Rotation +18° ± 5° (c=4, H2O, NH4OH)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Physical Appearance White Powder
Product Families Description D-(+)-Xylose
Product Overview D-(+)-Xylose
RTECS Number ZF2285000
Solubility 1 g dissolves in 0.8 ml <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-962" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/water">water</a>; sol in <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-1049" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/pyridine">pyridine</a> & hot alc
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.