2-Keto-D-gluconic acid, hemicalcium salt monohydrate

Product Description

2-keto-D-gluconic acid is found in the carrageenan polysaccharide of Irish moss and can be used as a stabilizer in the storage of biological materials. 2-keto-D-gluconic acid exhibits antimicrobial properties against species of Pseudomonas that cause plant disease. Genes for metabolism of 2-keto-d-gluconic acid are controlled by the UxuR regulon in E. coli. 2-keto-D-gluconic acid is converted to D-mannonate by the enzyme fructuronate reductase (EC 1.1.1.57). 2-keto-D-gluconic acid hemicalcium salt can be used to make D-erythorbic acid using an α-amylase enzyme. It can also be used to prepare D-ribulose and D-arabinose by heating in pyridine with a nickel acetate catalyst.

Product Specifications
2-Keto-D-gluconic acid, hemicalcium salt monohydrate;
D-Arabino-2-hexulopyranosonic acid hemicalcium salt monohydrate;
Calcium 2-keto-D-gluconate hydrate;
Fructuronic acid;

Formula: 2 C6H9O7 • Ca • 2 H2O

MW: 462.38 g/mol

Storage/Handling: Store at -20°C.

Product Specifications

Catalog ID K-050
CAS # 3470-37-9
MW 462.38 g/mol
Storage/Handling Store at -20°C.

Technical Documentation

P Protocol
O Other
C Certificate of Analysis
S Safety Data Sheet

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