Altrose

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Altrose
Altrose
β-D-Altropyranose form
Chemical name 6-(hydroxymethyl)oxane-
2,3,4,5-tetrol
Abbreviation Alt
Chemical formula C6H12O6
Molecular mass 180.16 g/mol
CAS number D:[1990-29-0]
L:[1949-88-8]
Melting point 103-105 °C
SMILES O[C@@H]1C(CO)O[C@@H](O)
[C@H](O)[C@@H]1O
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Overview

Altrose is an aldohexose sugar. It is an unnatural monosaccharide. It is soluble in water and practically insoluble in methanol.

Altrose is a C-3 epimer of mannose.

References

  • Merck Index, 11th Edition, 319.

External links

de:Altrose eo:Altrozo



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