Agent Name

Maltose monohydrate

CAS Number

6363-53-7

Formula

C12-H22-O11.H2-O

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

beta-Maltose monohydrate; [ChemIDplus] D-(+)-Maltose monohydrate; Maltobiose hydrate; 4-O-alpha-D-Glucopyranosyl-D-glucose hydrate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Disaccharides

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as a nutrient, sweetener, fermentable sugar in brewing, and stabilizer for polysulfides; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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