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Compound Summary for: CID 11850

Galactitol

Also known as: dulcitol; dulcite; dulcose; Euonymit; D-Galactitol; Melampyrin; Melampyrit; meso-galactitol; D-Dulcitol
Molecular Formula: C6H14O6   Molecular Weight: 182.17176   InChIKey: FBPFZTCFMRRESA-GUCUJZIJSA-N
A naturally occurring product of plants obtained following reduction of GALACTOSE. It appears as a white crystalline powder with a slight sweet taste. It may form in excess in the lens of the eye in GALACTOSEMIAS, a deficiency of GALACTOKINASE.   From: MeSH
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