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Substance Name: DL-Galactose
RN: 26566-61-0
InChIKey: WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-SVZMEOIVSA-N

Note

  • An aldohexose that occurs naturally in the D-form in lactose, cerebrosides, gangliosides, and mucoproteins. Deficiency of galactosyl-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (GALACTOSE-1-PHOSPHATE URIDYL-TRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY DISEASE) causes an error in galactose metabolism called GALACTOSEMIA, resulting in elevations of galactose in the blood.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H12-O6

Molecular Weight

  • 180.155
 
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • DL-Galactose

Name of Substance

  • Galactose

MeSH Heading

  • Galactose

Synonyms

  • AI3-09083
  • DL-Galactose
  • Galactose

Systematic Name

  • Galactose

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 26566-61-0

Other Registry Number

  • 39665-52-6

System Generated Number

  • 0026566610

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-2-3(8)4(9)5(10)6(11)12-2/h2-11H,1H2/t2-,3+,4+,5-,6?/m1/s1

InChIKey

WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-SVZMEOIVSA-N

Smiles

O1[C@@H]([C@@H]([C@@H]([C@H](O)[C@@H]1O)O)O)CO