Cellobiose

(rINN)

Chemical information

Glucobiosa. 4OβD-GlucopyranosylD-glucose.
Chemical formula: C12H22O11 = 342.3.
CAS — 528-50-7.

Profile

Cellobiose is an indigestible disaccharide that has been used to assess intestinal permeability. It has been used as an alternative to lactulose in the differential sugar absorption test.
Published February 22, 2019.