CHEBI:17924 - D-glucitol

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ChEBI Name D-glucitol
ChEBI ASCII Name D-glucitol
Definition The D-enantiomer of glucitol (also known as D-sorbitol).
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:4246, CHEBI:21091, CHEBI:45559, CHEBI:13020, CHEBI:12954, CHEBI:17220
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Formula C6H14O6
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 182.17176
Monoisotopic Mass 182.07904
InChI InChI=1S/C6H14O6/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h3-12H,1-2H2/t3-,4+,5-,6-/m1/s1
SMILES OC[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)CO
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:txid10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (NCBI:txid4932) Source: See: PubMed
Escherichia coli (NCBI:txid562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite
Any fungal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae ).
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
sweetening agent
Substance that sweeten food, beverages, medications, etc.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
food humectant
A humectant that is used as a food additive to prevent foodstuffs from drying out.
Any substance that accelerates defecation. Compare with laxatives, which are substances that ease defecation (usually by softening faeces). A substance can be both a laxative and a cathartic.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
(via glucitol )
Application(s): sweetening agent
Substance that sweeten food, beverages, medications, etc.
An agent that produces a soft formed stool, and relaxes and loosens the bowels, typically used over a protracted period, to relieve constipation. Compare with cathartic, which is a substance that accelerates defecation. A substances can be both a laxative and a cathartic.
food humectant
A humectant that is used as a food additive to prevent foodstuffs from drying out.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite (CHEBI:75772)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role cathartic (CHEBI:75325)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role food humectant (CHEBI:77969)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role laxative (CHEBI:50503)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) has role sweetening agent (CHEBI:50505)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) is a glucitol (CHEBI:30911)
D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924) is enantiomer of L-glucitol (CHEBI:28789)
Incoming α-D-Galp-(1→6)-D-Glc-OH (CHEBI:153263) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
α-L-Fucp-(1→2)-β-D-Galp-(1→3)-D-Glc-OH (CHEBI:148578) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
α-L-Fucp-(1→2)-β-D-Galp-(1→4)-D-Glu-OH (CHEBI:152991) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
α-L-Fucp-(1→2)-D-Glc-OH (CHEBI:151453) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
α-L-Fucp-(1→3)-[β-D-Galp-(1→4)]-D-Glc-ol (CHEBI:146034) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
α-L-Fucp-(1→4)-[β-D-Galp-(1→3)]-β-D-GlcpNAc-(1→3)-β-D-Galp-(1→4)-D-Glc-ol (CHEBI:62529) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
α-L-Rhap-(1→2)-[α-L-Rhap-(1→2)-α-D-Galp-(1→3)-β-D-GlcpNAc-(1→4)]-α-L-Rhap-(1→2)-α-L-Rhap-(1→1')-[α-L-Rhap-(1→3')]-D-glucitol (CHEBI:62489) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
α-L-Rhap-(1→3)-D-glucitol (CHEBI:61784) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
β-D-Gal-(1→3)-β-D-GlcNAc-(1→3)-[β-D-GlcNAc-(1→6)]-β-D-Gal-(1→4)-D-Glc-ol (CHEBI:62661) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
β-D-Galp-(1→3)-[α-L-Fucp-(1→4)]-β-D-GlcpNAc-(1→3)-β-D-Galp-(1→4)-[α-L-Fucp-(1→3)]-D-Glc-ol (CHEBI:62525) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
β-D-Glcp-(1→2)-D-Glc-OH (CHEBI:153954) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
β-D-Glcp-(1→3)-D-Glc-OH (CHEBI:154588) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
β-D-GlcNAc-(1→3)-[β-D-GlcNAc-(1→6)]-β-D-Gal-(1→4)-D-Glc-ol (CHEBI:62660) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
1,5-anhydro-D-glucitol (CHEBI:16070) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
6-O-α-D-glucopyranosyl-D-glucitol (CHEBI:152898) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
D-glucitol 3-phosphate (CHEBI:21092) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
D-glucitol 6-phosphate (CHEBI:17044) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
cellobiotol (CHEBI:152395) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
gentiobiitol (CHEBI:150274) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
maltitol (CHEBI:68428) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
D-sorbitol-13C6 (CHEBI:138264) is a D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
L-glucitol (CHEBI:28789) is enantiomer of D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
Synonyms Sources
(−)-sorbitol ChemIDplus
(2R,3R,4R,5S)-hexane-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexol IUPAC
D-(−)-sorbitol ChemIDplus
D-Sorbit NIST Chemistry WebBook
D-sorbitol UniProt
E 420 ChEBI
E-420 ChEBI
E420 ChEBI
G-ol ChEBI
Glc-ol ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
1320 PPDB
2462 DrugCentral
C00001173 KNApSAcK
DB01638 DrugBank
HMDB0000247 HMDB
Sorbitol Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1721899 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1721899 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
4656395 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
50-70-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
50-70-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
83162 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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Last Modified
27 June 2023