Brand: Alfa Aesar A18425.18
UNSPSC : 12352104
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 9005-80-5 Weight : 0.05000kg
Mixture of fructose polymers that serves as carbohydrate storage in plantsInulin is used in the treatment of high blood fats, cholesterol and triglycerides. It is also used for weight loss, constipation and also serves as a food additive to improve taste and as a vaccine adjuvant. Further, it is utilized to replace sugar, fat and flour. It is also used to measure kidney function by determining the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). In addition to this, it is used to replace some of the flour in baked goods.
Soluble in water.
Yields D-fructose and D-glucose after acid hydrolysis.Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.