Agent Name

6-Phosphogluconic acid

CAS Number

921-62-0

Formula

C6-H13-O10-P

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Gluconic acid-6-phosphate; 6-Phosphogluconate; D-Gluconic acid 6-(dihydrogen phosphate); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

Barium salt hydrate: White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"6-Phosphogluconic acid (6-phosphogluconate) is an intermediate in the pentose phosphate pathway and the EntnerDoudoroff pathway." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Barium salt hydrate: May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Gluconic acid." See "Calcium gluconate."

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