Agent Name

beta-D-Glucose

CAS Number

492-61-5

Formula

C6-H12-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

beta-D-Glucopyranose, anhydrous; beta-Dextrose; beta-Glucose; Glucose, (beta-D)-isomer; beta-D-Glucopyranose; [ChemIDplus] beta-D(+)Glucose; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as an antihypoglycemic drug and a fluid and nutrient replenisher; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Glucose."

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