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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 309.28g/mol
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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AAL13950MC

 
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L13950-MC
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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