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Solubility of glucose in mixtures containing 2-methyl-2- butanol, dimethyl sulfoxide, acids, esters, and water

Tsavas, P. and Polydorou, S. and Faflia, I. and Voutsas, E.C. and Tassios, D. and Flores, M.V. and Naraghi, K. and Halling, P.J. and Chamouleau, F. and Ghoul, M. and Engasser, J.M. and Ferrer, M. and Plou, F.J. (2002) Solubility of glucose in mixtures containing 2-methyl-2- butanol, dimethyl sulfoxide, acids, esters, and water. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 47 (4). pp. 807-810. ISSN 0021-9568

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Abstract

Solubility measurements of glucose in a variety of binary, ternary, and multicomponent mixtures containing 2-methyl-2- butanol, dimethyl sulfoxide, acids, esters, and water at different temperatures are presented. The solubilities of crystalline beta-glucose, amorphous beta-glucose, and amorphous beta-glucose in 2-methyl-2-butanol at 60 degreesC have also been measured. The results show that the solubilities of the amorphous forms in 2-methyl-2-butanol are higher than that of the corresponding crystalline form. The presence of dimethyl sulfoxide significantly increases glucose solubility in 2- methyl-2-butanol. Finally, the presence of glucose ester increases glucose solubility in 2-methyl-2-butanol, while the presence of fatty acid has the opposite effect.