CAS number 1949-78-6 YesY
PubChem 65550
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Molecular formula C5H10O5
Molar mass 150.13
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Lyxose is an aldopentose — a monosaccharide containing five carbon atoms, and including an aldehyde functional group. It has chemical formula C5H10O5.

Lyxose occurs only rarely in nature, for example, as a component of bacterial glycolipids.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Kay-Hooi Khoo et al., Chemistry of the Lyxose-Containing Mycobacteriophage Receptors of Mycobacterium phlei/Mycobacterium smegmatis, Biochemistry, 35 (36), 11812-11819, 1996. Abstract

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