Gentiobiose

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Gentiobiose[1]
Gentiobiose
Chemical name 6-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-D-glucose
Other names amygdalose
Chemical formula C12H22O11
Molecular mass 342.30 g/mol
CAS number [554-91-6]
Melting point 190-195 °C
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Disclaimer and references

Gentiobiose is a disaccharide composed of two units of D-glucose. It is a white crystalline solid that is soluble in water or hot methanol. Gentiobiose is incorporated into the chemical structure of crocin, the chemical compound that gives saffron its color.


References

  1. Merck Index, 11th Edition, 4288.

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