Galactose-1-phosphate

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Galactose-1-phosphate
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IUPAC name [3,4,5-Trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxyphosphonic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 2255-14-3
PubChem 466
MeSH Galactose-1-phosphate
SMILES C(C1C(C(C(C(O1)OP(=O)(O)O)O)O)O)O
Properties
Molecular formula C6H13O9P
Molar mass 260.136
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Galactose-1-phosphate is an intermediate in the intraconversion of glucose and galactose.

It is formed from galactose by galactokinase.

See also




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