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-D-Glucose Pentaacetate


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D-Glucose pentaacetate was reported to stimulate insulin release in rat pancreatic islets. Only -D-glucose pentaacetate caused an immediate increase in insulin output. The -anomer of D-glucose pentaacetate first transiently inhibited insulin release, this initial effect being followed by a secondary rise in secretory rate.
Catalog #012835
CAS Number604-68-2
Molecular FormulaC16H22O11
Molecular Weight390.34
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names-D-Glucopyranose 1,2,3,4,6-Pentaacetate; 1,2,3,4,6-Penta-O-acetyl- -D-glucopyranose; 2,3,4,6-Tetra-O-acetyl - -D-glucopyranosyl Acetate; NSC 119335; NSC 9290;

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