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Raffinose Pentahydrate, Low Glucose (D-(+)-Raffinose, Melitose, Melitriose)


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Used as an alternate carbon source for wild-type yeast.
Catalog #R1030
AppearanceWhite, crystalline powder
SolubilityColorless, clear, complete after autoclaving
Loss on Drying14-16%
Optical Rotation (C=10, H2O)+105±2.0°
Ash 0.1%
Glucose 0.02%
MicrobiologyTotal Bacteria: 1000cfu/g
Yeast, Mold and Fungi: 100cfu/g
Salmonella: Negative
E. coli: Negative
Stapylococcus: Negative
Melting Point78-80°C
Arsenic 0.0001%
Iron 0.0005%
Heavy Metals (Pb) 0.0005%
CAS Number17629-30-0
Molecular FormulaC18H32O16 5H2O
Molecular Weight594.52
Purity98% (HPLC)
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.
Alternate namesD-(+)-Raffinose; O-a-D-Galactopyranosyl-(1->6)-a-D-glucopyranosyl-?-D-fructofuranoside, Melitose, Melitriose

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