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Xylitol is a chemical compound with the formula C5H12O5, or HO(CH2)(CHOH)3(CH2)OH; specifically, one particular stereoisomer with that structural formula. It is a colorless or white crystalline solid that is soluble in water. It can be classified as a polyalcohol and a sugar alcohol, specifically an alditol. The name derives from Ancient Greek: ξύλον, xyl[on] 'wood', with the suffix -itol used to denote sugar alcohols.   Wikipedia

  • SMILES: OC[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)CO
  • Mol. Mass: 152.15
  • ALogP: -2.95
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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d-xylitol | e967 | e967-xylitol | xylitol


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