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Chemical Galactitol

Name Galactitol
CAS Type 1 Name Galactitol
Equivalent Term Dulcitol
CAS Registry Number 608-66-2
Definition A naturally occurring product of plants obtained following reduction of GALACTOSE. It appears as a white crystalline powder with a slight sweet taste. It may form in excess in the lens of the eye in GALACTOSEMIAS, a deficiency of GALACTOKINASE.
Structure Galactitol
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D004376
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Galactitol Has associated diseases
  2-acetamido-1,4-imino-1,2,4-trideoxygalactitol
  cinnamic aldehyde cyclic D-galactitol 3'R,4'S-acetal
View node Dianhydrogalactitol Has associated diseases
View node Mitolactol