Difference between revisions of "Arabinose"

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pectin sugar; gum sugar; pectinose
 
pectin sugar; gum sugar; pectinose
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== Risks ==
  
== Other Properties ==
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Combustible; combustion produces toxic fumes. 
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Incompatible with strong bases or strong oxidizing agents. 
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Fisher Scientific: [https://www.fishersci.com/store/msds?partNumber=S25651&productDescription=L-ARABINOSE+25+G&vendorId=VN00115888&countryCode=US&language=en SDS]
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== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
  
 
Soluble in water, glycerol.  Insoluble in ethanol, ether.
 
Soluble in water, glycerol.  Insoluble in ethanol, ether.
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== Hazards and Safety ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
 
 
Combustible; combustion produces toxic fumes. 
 
 
 
Incompatible with strong bases or strong oxidizing agents. 
 
 
 
Mallinckrodt Baker: [http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/a7284.htm MSDS]
 
 
 
== Authority ==
 
  
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p.381
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p.381

Latest revision as of 10:49, 2 October 2020

Description

White, crystalline, water-soluble Polysaccharide. Arabinose is one of the major components in Gum arabic. It is also present in most other vegetable gums. Arabinose is commonly used as a culture medium.

Synonyms and Related Terms

pectin sugar; gum sugar; pectinose

Risks

Combustible; combustion produces toxic fumes.

Incompatible with strong bases or strong oxidizing agents.

Fisher Scientific: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Soluble in water, glycerol. Insoluble in ethanol, ether.

Composition C5H10O5
CAS 5328-37-0
Melting Point 157-160
Density 1.585
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 150.14

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p.381
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 799
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998