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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A naturally occurring sugar found in plants and animals. Glucose is a clear, crystalline water-soluble carbohydrate most often used for flavoring foods and for fermentation. In art, aqueous solutions of glucose ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=corn syrup corn syrup]) have been used as a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=glycerol glycerol] substitute to plasticize glue and starch pastes. Glucose can attract insects and is susceptible to biological growth.
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A naturally occurring sugar found in plants and animals. Glucose is a clear, crystalline water-soluble carbohydrate most often used for flavoring foods and for fermentation. In art, aqueous solutions of glucose ([[corn syrup]]) have been used as a [[glycerol]] substitute to plasticize glue and starch pastes. Glucose can attract insects and is susceptible to biological growth.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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sugar; dextrose, d-glucose; grape sugar; corn sugar; blood sugar; corn syrup
 
sugar; dextrose, d-glucose; grape sugar; corn sugar; blood sugar; corn syrup
  
[[[SliderGallery rightalign|MFA- Glucose.jpg~FTIR|glucose.jpg~Chemical structure]]]
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[[[SliderGallery rightalign|Glucose.TIF~FTIR (MFA)|glucose.jpg~Chemical structure]]]
  
== Other Properties ==
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== Risks ==
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Combustible. Incompatible with strong bases.  Decomposition may produce toxic fumes.
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ThermoFisher: [https://www.fishersci.com/shop/msdsproxy?productName=AC410950010&productDescription=D(%252B)-GLUCOSE+ANHYDROUS+R+1KG&catNo=AC41095-0010&vendorId=VN00033901&storeId=10652 SDS]
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== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
  
 
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in ethanol.
 
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in ethanol.
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== Hazards and Safety ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
 
 
Combustible. Incompatible with strong bases.  Decomposition may produce toxic fumes.
 
 
 
LINK: [http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ipcsneng/neng0865.html International Chemical Safety Card]
 
 
 
== Authority ==
 
  
* Richard S. Lewis, Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
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* Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  
* Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, ''Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology'', U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
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* Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, ''Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology'', U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "glucose." Encyclopdia Britannica. 2004. Encyclopdia Britannica Premium Service.  9 Nov. 2004 .
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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "glucose."  Accessed: 9 Nov. 2004.
  
 
* ''The American Heritage Dictionary'' or ''Encarta'', via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
 
* ''The American Heritage Dictionary'' or ''Encarta'', via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

Revision as of 15:47, 19 August 2020

Description

A naturally occurring sugar found in plants and animals. Glucose is a clear, crystalline water-soluble carbohydrate most often used for flavoring foods and for fermentation. In art, aqueous solutions of glucose (Corn syrup) have been used as a Glycerol substitute to plasticize glue and starch pastes. Glucose can attract insects and is susceptible to biological growth.

Synonyms and Related Terms

sugar; dextrose, d-glucose; grape sugar; corn sugar; blood sugar; corn syrup

FTIR (MFA)

Glucose.TIF

Chemical structure

Glucose.jpg


Risks

Combustible. Incompatible with strong bases. Decomposition may produce toxic fumes.

ThermoFisher: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in ethanol.

Composition C6H12O6
CAS 50-99-7
Melting Point 146-152
Density 1.544
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 180.2

Resources and Citations

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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