|Molecular mass||342.30 g/mol|
|Melting point||190-195 °C|
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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.
- Merck Index, 11th Edition, 4288.