Agent Name

Diacetoneglucose

CAS Number

582-52-5

Formula

C12-H20-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

1,2-5,6-Di-O-isopropylidene-D-glucofuranose; 1,2:5,6-Diisopropylidene-alpha-D-glucofuranose; 1,2:5,6-Diisopropylidene-D-glucose; 1:2,5:6-Di-O-isopropyliden-alpha-D-glucofuranose [German]; 1:2,5:6-Di-O-isopropylidene-alpha-D-glucofuranose; Diacetone glucose; Diacetone-D-glucose; alpha-D-Glucofuranose, 1,2:5,6-bis-O-(1-methylethylidene)-; alpha-D-Glucofuranose, 1,2:5,6-di-O-(1-methylethylidene)-; Glucofuranose, 1:2,5:6-di-O-isopropylidene-, alpha-D-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Used in determination of blood glucose." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes analgesia in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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