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Lactulose

Lactulose

Synonyms 4-O-β-D-Galactopyranosyl-α-D-fructose; 4-O-ß-D-Galactopyranosyl-D-fructofuranose; 4-D-galactopyranosyl-4-D-fructofuranose; 4-O-β-D-galactosyl-D-fructose; 4-β-D-galactosido-D-fructose

CAS Number: 4618-18-2 Molecular Formula: C12H22O11 Molecular Weight: 342.297 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 93773 EC Number: 225-027-7 MDL Number: MFCD00151469

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Description

Product Description

Lactulose

Application Notes

Lactulose is used as a test of small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). Lactulose is used in the treatment of chronic constipation. It is useful in treating the hyperammonemia caused by hepatic encephalopathy, because it helps "draw out" ammonia from the body. Lactulose is also a food ingredient, better known as galactofructose, with sweet taste and offering beneficial health benefits on digestive health.

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

Fiber and Prebiotics Product||Functional Foods

Specifications
SKU 02153932-CF
Application Notes Lactulose is used as a test of small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). Lactulose is used in the treatment of chronic constipation. It is useful in treating the hyperammonemia caused by hepatic encephalopathy, because it helps "draw out" ammonia from the body. Lactulose is also a food ingredient, better known as galactofructose, with sweet taste and offering beneficial health benefits on digestive health.
Beilstein Registry Number 93773
Biochemical Physiological Actions Studies have reported that lactulose administration may cause an increase in fecal nitrogen. It is also known to function as a prebiotic. Lactulose measurements can be used to detect gastrointestinal dysfunctions.
EC Number 225-027-7
Format powder
Hazard Statements H317
Applications Fiber and Prebiotics Product||Functional Foods
Moisture Content <3.0%
Molecular Formula C12H22O11
Molecular Weight 342.297 g/mol
Optical Rotation -45 to -52° (c=5, water, 24 hrs)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, Respirator filter
Physical Appearance White Powder
Product Families Description Lactulose
Product Overview Lactulose
Purity ~98%
RTECS Number LS6965000
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.