Agent Name

D-2-Deoxyribose

CAS Number

533-67-5

Formula

C5-H10-O4

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

D-erythro-Pentose, 2-deoxy-; 2-Deoxy-D-ribose; 2-Deoxyribose; Deoxyribose; Thyminose; [ChemIDplus] 2-Deoxy-D-erythro-pentose; Desoxyribose; D-2-Deoxyarabinose; D-2-Ribodesose; D-Erythro-2-deoxypentose; [Merck Index] 2-Deoxy-D-arabinose; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Nucleic Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A monosaccharide and a component of DNA; [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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