CHEBI:68428 - maltitol

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ChEBI Name maltitol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:68428
Definition An α-D-glucoside consisting of D-glucitol having an α-D-glucosyl residue attached at the 4-position. Used as a sugar substitute.
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Formula C12H24O11
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 344.31240
Monoisotopic Mass 344.132
InChI InChI=1S/C12H24O11/c13-1-4(16)7(18)11(5(17)2-14)23-12-10(21)9(20)8(19)6(3-15)22-12/h4-21H,1-3H2/t4-,5+,6+,7+,8+,9-,10+,11+,12+/m0/s1
InChIKey VQHSOMBJVWLPSR-WUJBLJFYSA-N
SMILES OC[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O[C@H]1O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H]1O)[C@H](O)CO
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): metabolite
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.
Application(s): laxative
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.
sweetening agent
Substance that sweeten food, beverages, medications, etc.
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Outgoing maltitol (CHEBI:68428) has functional parent α-D-glucose (CHEBI:17925)
maltitol (CHEBI:68428) has functional parent D-glucitol (CHEBI:17924)
maltitol (CHEBI:68428) has role laxative (CHEBI:50503)
maltitol (CHEBI:68428) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
maltitol (CHEBI:68428) has role sweetening agent (CHEBI:50505)
maltitol (CHEBI:68428) is a α-D-glucoside (CHEBI:22390)
IUPAC Name
α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→4)-D-glucitol
Synonyms Sources
(2S,3R,4R,5R)-4-{[(2R,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-yl]oxy}hexane-1,2,3,5,6-pentol IUPAC
4-O-α-D-glucopyranosyl-D-glucitol IUPAC
α-D-Glc-(1→4)-D-Glc-ol ChEBI
α-D-Glcp-(1→4)-D-Glc-ol ChEBI
α-D-glucosyl-(1→4)-D-glucitol ChEBI
D-Maltitol ChemIDplus
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CPD-3609 MetaCyc
D04845 KEGG DRUG
HMDB0002928 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
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13 March 2013