Lactitol

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Description

A synthetic disaccharide composed of glucose and galactose radicals. Lactitol use used as a substitute for sugar in low calorie foods.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Milchen [TOWA Chemical, Japan]; Lacty [PURAC Biochem, Holland]; Lactit (Deut.);

Composition C12H24O11
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 344.32

Additional Information

S.Imazu, A,Morgos, "Lactitol Conservation in an Open-Air Environment of Large Wood Elements of a 5th Century AD Dugout Pipeline" in ICOM Preprints, Lyon 1999. p. 614-618.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 5352