PRODUCT    -- D-Arabinose

D-Arabinose is a reducing sugar. It is a pentose analog of D-ribose that is a constituent of mycobacterial cell wall arabinogalactans. It is also a substrate for D-erythroascorbic acid synthesis in yeast.

Synthetic uses:
Preparation of 3,4-O-isopropylidene derivative and oxidative cleavage;
Synthesis of 2-deoxy derivative;
Selective 5-deoxygenation

Simple Chinese
Name D-Arabinose
Synonyms D-(-)-Arabinose;
D-Arabinopyranose
Molecular Structure
Molecular Formula C5H10O5
Molecular Weight 150.13
CAS Registry Number 10323-20-3, 28697-53-2
Specification 99%
Appearance White crystalline, odorless
Assay 99% min
Specific Rotation -103.5 ~ -104.5 degree
Melting Point 153~160 degree Celsius
Loss on Drying Not more than 1.0%
Quality Standard Customer's Standards
Availability Regular production
Packing In 25KG net each, cardboard drums with inner plastic bags.