CHEBI:75323 - lactitol

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ChEBI Name lactitol
Definition A glycosyl alditol consisting of β-D-galactopyranose and D-glucitol joined by a 1→4 glycosidic bond. It is used as a laxative, as an excipient, and as replacement bulk sweetener in some low-calorie foods.
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Formula C12H24O11
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 344.31240
Monoisotopic Mass 344.13186
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
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): cathartic
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.
Application(s): excipient
A generally pharmacologically inactive substance that is formulated with the active ingredient of a medication.
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.
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Outgoing lactitol (CHEBI:75323) has role cathartic (CHEBI:75325)
lactitol (CHEBI:75323) has role excipient (CHEBI:75324)
lactitol (CHEBI:75323) has role laxative (CHEBI:50503)
lactitol (CHEBI:75323) is a glycosyl alditol (CHEBI:36307)
Incoming β-D-GlcpNAc-(1→3)-β-D-Galp-(1→4)-D-Glc-OH (CHEBI:147919) has functional parent lactitol (CHEBI:75323)
INNs Sources
lactitol ChemIDplus
lactitol WHO MedNet
lactitol WHO MedNet
lactitolum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
D-lactitol ChEBI
WURCS=2.0/2,2,1/[h2122h][a2112h-1b_1-5]/1-2/a4-b1 GlyTouCan
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Importal KEGG DRUG
Manual Xrefs Databases
1534 DrugCentral
CPD0-2460 MetaCyc
G26039ES GlyTouCan
G26039ES GlyGen
HMDB0040937 HMDB
Lactitol Wikipedia
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585-86-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
89982 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
20 April 2021