Inulin Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Inulin Properties


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Inulins are a group of naturally occurring polysaccharides produced by many types of plants. Inulin is increasingly used in processed foods because it has unusually adaptable characteristics. Its flavour ranges from bland to subtly sweet .It can be used to replace sugar, fat, and flour.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Crystalline Solid
CAS Number 9005-80-5
Density 1.35 g/cm3
EINECS Number 232-684-3
InChI 1S/C24H42O21/c25-1-8-12(30)16(34)17(35)21(41-8)45-24(20(38)15(33)11(4-28)44-24)7-40-23(19(37)14(32)10(3-27)43-23)6-39-22(5-29)18(36)13(31)9(2-26)42-22/h8-21,25-38H,1-7H2
Melting Point 176-181 °C
Molar Mass 522.45 g/mol
Molecular Formula (C6H10O5)6
Synonyms Polyfructose;Alant Starch;Alantin;Dahlin;Fibruline;Frutafit uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X