Agent Name

Fructose-6-phosphate

CAS Number

643-13-0

Formula

C6-H13-O9-P

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

D-Fructose, 6-(dihydrogen phosphate); [ChemIDplus] D-Fructose-6-phosphoric acid; Fructose monophosphate; Neuberg ester; [Merck Index]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

Very soluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

"Present in animal tissues as an equilibrium mixture with glucose-6-phosphate." [Merck Index] "Fructose 6-phosphate (also known as the Neuberg ester) is fructose sugar phosphorylated on carbon 6 (i.e., is a fructosephosphate). The D-form of this compound is very common in cells. The vast majority of glucose and fructose entering a cell will become converted to this at some point." [Wikipedia]

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