Sorbose

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Sorbose
IUPAC name (3S,4R,5S)-1,3,4,5,6-Pentahydroxyhexan-2-one
Other names Sorbinose
L-xylo-Hexulose
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
C6H12O6
Molar mass 180.156
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Overview

Sorbose is a ketose belonging to the group of sugars known as monosaccharides. The commercial production of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) often begins with sorbose. L-Sorbose is the configuration of the naturally-occurring sugar.


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