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Allose



Allose[1]
IUPAC name 6-(hydroxymethyl)oxane-
2,3,4,5-tetrol
Identifiers
CAS number D:2595-97-3
L:7635-11-2
SMILES O[C@@H]1C(CO)O[C@@H]
(O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O
Properties
Molecular formula C6H12O6
Molar mass 180.16 g/mol
Melting point

128 °C

Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Allose is an aldohexose sugar. It is a rare monosaccharide that has been isolated from the leaves of the African shrub Protea rubropilosa. It is soluble in water and practically insoluble in methanol.

Additional recommended knowledge

Allose is a C-3 epimer of glucose.

References

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 279
 
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