5-Deoxyinositol

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5-Deoxyinositol
Chemical structure of 5-deoxyinositol
Names
IUPAC name
cyclohexane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol
Other names
Viburnitol; d-Quercitol; (+)-Quercitol; Proto-quercitol; Acorn sugar
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties[1]
C6H12O5
Molar mass 164.16 g·mol−1
Appearance Crystalline solid
Melting point 234 to 235 °C (453 to 455 °F; 507 to 508 K)
Soluble
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

5-Deoxyinositol (quercitol) is a cyclitol. It can be found in wines aged in oak wood barrels,[2] it can also be found in Quercus sp. (oaks)[3] and in Gymnema sylvestre. It is different from quercetol, a synonym of quercetin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merck Index, 12th Edition, 8218
  2. ^ Davinia Carlavilla; Mar Villamiel; Isabel Martínez-Castro & M. Victoria Moreno-Arribas (2006). "Occurrence and Significance of Quercitol and Other Inositols in Wines during Oak Wood Aging". Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 57 (4): 468–473. 
  3. ^ Sonia Rodríguez-Sánchez; Ana I Ruiz-Matute; María Elena Alañón; María Soledad Pérez-Coello; Luis F de Julio-Torres; Ramón Morales & Isabel Martínez-Castro (2010). "Analysis of cyclitols in different Quercus species by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry". Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 90 (10): 1735–1738. doi:10.1002/jsfa.4009.