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L-Rhamnose is a naturally occurring deoxy sugar derived from various plants and bacteria. Known for its role in the structural diversity of natural compounds, L-Rhamnose, with the CAS number 6155-35-7 and a purity of ≥98% HPLC, is extensively used in biochemical research, food industry as a flavor compound, and in cosmetic formulations for its hydrating properties and ability to enhance skin absorption of other ingredients.

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Product Details

  • Product Name: L-Rhamnose
  • CAS Number: 6155-35-7
  • Purity: ≥98% HPLC
  • Molecular Formula: C6H12O5
  • Molecular Weight: 164.16 g/mol
  • Appearance: White to off-white crystalline powder
  • Solubility: Soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol
  • Storage: Store at room temperature, protected from moisture and light

Features & Benefits

  • Biochemical Research Tool: Utilized in glycosylation studies and as a standard in chromatographic analysis.
  • Flavor Enhancer: Used in the food industry to impart a specific sweet taste to various food products.
  • Cosmetic Ingredient: Enhances skin hydration and improves the skin absorption rate of cosmetic formulations.
  • Natural Origin: Derived from plant sources, offering a natural alternative to synthetic compounds in various applications.


  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology: Employed in the synthesis of glycosides and for studying bacterial pathogenesis.
  • Food and Beverage Industry: Utilized as a flavoring agent and sweetener in a variety of food products.
  • Cosmetics and Personal Care: Incorporated into skincare products for its moisturizing properties and ability to enhance product penetration.
  • Nutritional Supplements: Investigated for its potential health benefits, including prebiotic effects and immune system support.

Safety & Compliance

  • Produced under stringent quality control standards to ensure high purity and safety.
  • Accompanied by a comprehensive Certificate of Analysis (CoA) for quality assurance.
  • Recommended for use by professionals in the food, cosmetic, and research fields, with appropriate handling and storage practices.


  • Available in 20mg and 1g quantities to support a wide range of application needs, from laboratory research to commercial production.
  • Packaged in containers that protect the integrity and quality of the product during storage and transport.









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