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Alfa Aesar™ N-(-)-Acetylneuraminic acid, 97%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material N-(-)-Acetylneuraminic acid
CAS 131-48-6
Molecular Formula C11H19NO9
Formula Weight 309.28
MDL Number MFCD00006620
Beilstein 1716283
Merck Index 14,8484
Synonym 5-Acetamido-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-D-galactononulosonic acid; NANA
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 309.28
Chemical Name or Material N-(-)-Acetylneuraminic acid
TSCA TSCA
Assay 97%
MDL Number MFCD00006620
CAS 131-48-6
Synonym 5-Acetamido-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-D-galactononulosonic acid; NANA
Recommended Storage −30° to −10°C
Optical Rotation −32° (c=0.5 in Water)
Melting Point ≈185°C
Quantity 100mg
Molecular Formula C11H19NO9
Beilstein 1716283
Merck Index 14,8484

Applications
N-Acetylneuraminic acid is useful biologically in neurotransmission, leukocyte extravasation, viral or bacterial infections and carbohydrate-protein recognition. Neu5Ac is used to study its biochemistry, metabolism and uptake in vivo and in vitro. Neu5Ac is used in the development of nanocarriers.

Solubility
Soluble in water (50 mg/ml).

Notes
Air sensitive. Store under inert gas. Store away from oxidizing agents, air.

Safety and Handling

−30° to −10°C