Galactose

CAS Registry Number®

59-23-4
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CAS Name

Galactose

Molecular Formula

C6H12O6

Molecular Mass

180.16

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    170 °C
  • Density (2)

    1.616 g/cm³ @ Temp: -5 °C

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h1,3-6,8-12H,2H2/t3-,4+,5+,6-/m0/s1

InChIKey

InChIKey=GZCGUPFRVQAUEE-KCDKBNATSA-N

SMILES

[C@@H]([C@@H]([C@H](C=O)O)O)([C@@H](CO)O)O

Canonical SMILES

O=CC(O)C(O)C(O)C(O)CO

Other Names for this Substance

  • D-Galactose
  • Galactose, D-
  • Galactose
  • D-(+)-Galactose
  • (+)-Galactose

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

147-76-2, 3812-56-4, 400876-94-0, 790999-92-7

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