Psicose


Psicose
D-Psicose
Identifiers
CAS number 23140-52-5
PubChem 90008
ChemSpider 81254 YesY
MeSH psicose
ChEBI CHEBI:27605 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C6H12O6
Molar mass 180.16 g mol−1
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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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D-Psicose (D-allulose, D-ribo-2-hexulose, C6H12O6) is an ultralow-energy monosaccharide sugar. It is a C-3 epimer of D-fructose, and is present in small quantities in agricultural products and commercially-prepared carbohydrate complexes. It is known as a "rare sugar" because it is rarely found in nature, and even when found, only in small amounts. D-Psicose yields only 0.3% the metabolic energy of the equivalent amount of sucrose. Its name derives from the antibiotic psicofuranine, from which it can be isolated. Research is being conducted into how it can be used in diets to aid in combating hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, and obesity.

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