Table 2: Water solubilities and approximate values for selected solutes.

Solute
(MW)
Amount solute (g)Amount water (g)% soluteMoles/100 g

Sucrose (342.3)20010066.70.580.86
Fructose (180.2)20010066.71.110.77
Mannose (180.2)20010066.71.110.77
Ribose (150.1)20010066.71.330.73
Sorbitol (182.2)20010066.71.100.77
Maltitol (344.3)150100600.440.89
Proline (115.1)150100601.300.74
Rhamnose (164.2)100100500.610.86
Xylose (150.1)100100500.670.85
Glycerol (92.1)100100501.090.77
Urea (60.1)100100501.670.69
Glycine betaine (117.1)6410039.00.550.87
Ectoine (142.2)5710036.30.400.90
NaCl (58.4)2278220.380.86

Values of in this table were calculated using the following formula: = 1.00/1 + 0.27 n, where n is moles of solute/100 g water.