3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||180.16 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||230 °C (446 °F; 503 K)|
Chiral rotation ([α]D)
|[α]23/D +55°, c = 1.2 in H2O|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
D-chiro-Inositol (commonly abbreviated DCI) is a member of a family of related substances often referred to collectively as "inositol," although that term encompasses several isomers of questionable biological relevance. It is known to be an important secondary messenger in insulin signal transduction.