D-(-)-Fructose, powderSupplier: MP Biomedicals
Fructose or fruit sugar, is a simple monosaccharide found in many plants. It is one of the three dietary monosaccharides, along with glucose and galactose, that are absorbed directly into the bloodstream during digestion. Fructose is a 6-carbon polyhydroxyketone. It is an isomer of glucose which can be anaerobically fermented by yeast or bacteria.
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Fructose and other monosaccharides are used for the diagnosis of cancer as cancer cells have shown a higher level of fructose utilisation as compared to glucose.
Soluble in water and alcohols.
Specification Test Results
|FTIR||Conforms to Standard|
|Optical Rotation (c=2, water)||-88° to -98°|