Threose

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Threose[1]
IUPAC name (2S,3R)-2,3,4-Trihydroxybutanal
Other names D-Threose
D-Threotetrose
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
C4H8O4
Molar mass 120.10 g/mol
Appearance Syrup
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Threose is a tetrose carbohydrate with chemical formula C4H8O4. It has one aldehyde group and so is part of the aldose family. It exists in both D and L stereoisomers.

References

  1. Merck Index, 11th Edition, 9317

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