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Subject: Disaccharide, C12H22O11
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CAS number 497-48-3 YesY
PubChem 439512
ChemSpider 388607 N
MeSH Nigerose
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Molecular formula C12H22O11
Molar mass 342.29648
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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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Nigerose, also known as sakebiose, is an unfermentable sugar obtained by partial hydrolysis of 2 nigerians, a polysaccharide found in black mold, but is also readily extracted from the dextrans found in rice molds and many other fermenting microorganisms,[2] such as L. mesenteroides.[3] It is a disaccharide made of two glucose residues, connected with a 1->3 link. It is a product of the caramelization of glucose.[4]


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