Agent Name

D-Arabinose

CAS Number

10323-20-3

Formula

C5-H10-O5

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Arabinose, D; [ChemIDplus] D-(-)-Arabinose; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Arabinose is found in plants (usually as complex polysaccharides) and in mycobacteria; Used in culture media for some bacteria; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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