Agent Name

D-Fucose

CAS Number

3615-37-0

Formula

C6-H12-O5

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

D-Galactose, 6-deoxy-; [ChemIDplus] 6-Deoxy-D-galactose; D-Galactomethylose; Rhodeose; [Merck Index] D-(+)-Fucose; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Derived from glucosides of various species of Convolvulaceae plants; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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