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Chemical Dihydroxyacetone

Name Dihydroxyacetone
CAS Type 1 Name 2-Propanone, 1,3-dihydroxy-
Equivalent Terms 1,3 Dihydroxy 2 Propanone | 1,3-Dihydroxy-2-Propanone | Chromelin | ICN Brand of Dihydroxyacetone | Summers Brand of Dihydroxyacetone | Vitadye
CAS Registry Number 96-26-4
Definition A ketotriose compound. Its addition to blood preservation solutions results in better maintenance of 2,3-diphosphoglycerate levels during storage. It is readily phosphorylated to dihydroxyacetone phosphate by triokinase in erythrocytes. In combination with naphthoquinones it acts as a sunscreening agent.
Structure Dihydroxyacetone
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MeSH® ID D004098
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  heptadecanoyl dihydroxyacetone phosphate
  sulfoquinovosyl-1-O-dihydroxyacetone