D-Ribose 5-phosphate

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D-Ribose 5-phosphate is an intermediate of the oxidative branch of the pentose phosphate pathway (PPP) and an end product of the nonoxidative branch of the PPP. D-Ribose 5-phosphate is used in the synthesis of nucleotides and nucleic acids.

Product information

CAS Number: 4300-28-1

Molecular Weight: 230.11

Formula: C5H11O8P

Chemical Name: {[(2R,3R,4R)-2,3,4-trihydroxy-5-oxopentyl]oxy}phosphonic acid

Smiles: O[C@H]([C@H](O)COP(O)(O)=O)[C@@H](O)C=O


InChi: InChI=1S/C5H11O8P/c6-1-3(7)5(9)4(8)2-13-14(10,11)12/h1,3-5,7-9H,2H2,(H2,10,11,12)/t3-,4+,5-/m0/s1

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined

HS Tariff Code: 382200

How to use

In Vitro:

Ribose-5-phosphate is generally assumed to arise via the oxidative and nonoxidative pentose phosphate pathways.


  1. Grochowski LL, et al. Ribose-5-phosphate biosynthesis in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii occurs in the absence of a pentose-phosphate pathway. J Bacteriol. 2005 Nov;187(21):7382-9.

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