L-Xylo-2-Hexulosonic Acid Hydrate

Catalogue number: X750305
Chemical name: L-Xylo-2-Hexulosonic Acid Hydrate
Synonyms: 2-Keto-L-gulonic Acid Hydrate; 2-Oxo-gulonic Acid Hydrate; Provitamin C Hydrate; D-Sorbosonic Acid Hydrate
CAS Number: 342385-52-8
Possible CAS #: Anhydrous: 526-98-7
Molecular form.: C₆H₁₀O₇ (x H₂O)
Appearance: Light Beige Solid
Melting Point: >132ºC (dec.)
Mol. Weight: 194.141802
Storage: Hygroscopic, Refrigerator, under inert atmosphere
Solubility: DMSO, Methanol (Slightly), Water (Sparingly)
Stability: No Data Available
Category: No Data Available
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: L-xylo-2-Hexulosonic Acid Hydrate is the direct precursor of vitamin C (A786990); a physiological antioxidant and coenzyme for a number of hydroxylation reactions. Required for collagen synthesis and widely distributed in plants and animals. Inadequate intake results in deficiency syndromes such as scurvy. Also used as an antimicrobial and antioxidant in foodstuffs.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Gao, L., et al.: Metab. Eng., 24, 30 (2014); Al-Meshal, I.A., et al.: Anal. Profiles Drug Subs., 11, 45 (1982); Levine, M., et al.: N. Engl. J. Med., 314, 892 (1986); Prust, C., et al.: Nature Biotech., 23, 195 (2005)
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