3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||150.130 g·mol−1|
|Density||1.545 g cm−3|
|Melting point||108 °C (226 °F; 381 K)|
|Soluble in water|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Lyxose is an aldopentose — a monosaccharide containing five carbon atoms, and including an aldehyde functional group. It has chemical formula C5H10O5. It is a C'-2 carbon epimer of the sugar xylose.
Lyxose occurs only rarely in nature, for example, as a component of bacterial glycolipids.