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i-Erythritol is an aliphatic poly-alcohol.
i-Erythritol is a precursor to the important tanning agent L-erythrulose which can be commercially generated by Gluconobacter oxydans DSM 7145. It is also used in the chemical analysis of the reativity of various radicals and radical anions.
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Precursor to the important tanning agent | Chemical analysis
|Alternate Names||meso-Erythritol; 1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol; meso-1,2,3,4-Tetrahydroxybutane|
|Application Notes||i-Erythritol is a precursor to the important tanning agent L-erythrulose which can be commercially generated by Gluconobacter oxydans DSM 7145. It is also used in the chemical analysis of the reativity of various radicals and radical anions.|
|Base Catalog Number||10165125|
|Beilstein Registry Number||1719753|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||Allelic variation of the Tas1r3 gene affects behavioral taste responses to this sugar alcohol, suggesting that it is a T1R3 receptor ligand.|
|Boiling Point||329-331 °C(Lit.)|
|Melting Point||115-125 °C|
|Pack Size||25 g|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Dust mask , Eyeshields, Gloves|
|Solubility||Soluble in water (50 mg/mL).|