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α-D(+)-Glucose Pentaacetate

A Discovery speciality

α-D(+)-Glucose Pentaacetate was reported to stimulate insulin release in rat pancreatic islets. Only α-D-glucose pentaacetate caused an immediate increase in insulin output. The β-anomer of D-glucose pentaacetate first transiently inhibited insulin release, this initial effect being followed by a secondary rise in secretory rate.

In the field of life sciences, used as a starting material in the production of enzyme substrates.

Product Details

Category Carbohydrates and Nucleosides
Price Custom packed. Request price on line.
CAS Number 604-68-2
Formula  C16H22O11
Molecular Weight  390.34
Purity 99.0%
Appearance White to off-white powder
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions Room temperature
MDL Number MFCD00064071

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