Thermo Scientific Chemicals

D-(+)-Glucose, anhydrous, 99%

Catalog number: A16828.36
500 g, Each
Thermo Scientific Chemicals

D-(+)-Glucose, anhydrous, 99%

Catalog number: A16828.36
500 g, Each
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Catalog number: A16828.36
also known as A16828-36
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Chemical Identifiers

CAS
50-99-7
IUPAC Name
6-(hydroxymethyl)oxane-2,3,4,5-tetrol
Molecular Formula
C6H12O6
InChI Key
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-UHFFFAOYNA-N
SMILES
OCC1OC(O)C(O)C(O)C1O
Form
Powder
Assay from Supplier's CofA
≥98.5% (US-sourced material)
Melting Point (clear melt)
141-153°C (UK-sourced material)
Comment
Material sourced in UK and US
Optical Rotation
+53° ± 1° (c=10 in Water, 3h)

Description

D-Glucose is used in various metabolic processes including enzymic synthesis of cyclohexyl-alpha and beta -D-glucosides. It is involved in the detection of type 2 diabetes mellitus and the most widely used aldohexose in living organisms. Its availability influences psychological processes since it is a primary energy source for the brain.

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Applications
D-Glucose is used in various metabolic processes including enzymic synthesis of cyclohexyl-alpha and beta -D-glucosides. It is involved in the detection of type 2 diabetes mellitus and the most widely used aldohexose in living organisms. Its availability influences psychological processes since it is a primary energy source for the brain.

Solubility
Soluble in water, hot glacial acetic acid, pyridine, aniline and dimethyl sulfoxide. Slightly soluble in methanol, ethanol and acetone.

Notes
Store in cool place. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
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