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7512-17-6 - N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine, 98+% - A13047 - Alfa Aesar

A13047 N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine, 98+%

CAS Number
7512-17-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 18.90
50g 52.07
100g 89.37
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N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00136044
EINECS
231-368-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H15NO6
Formula Weight
221.21
Melting point
213° dec.
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in concentrated hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid and formic acid. Insoluble in water, dilute acids, dilute alkalis, concentrated alkalis and organic solvents.

Applications

N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine is used in the identification and characterization of N-acetyl-beta-D-hexoaminidase. It is also used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Further, it is used as a substrate in sialic acid production, cosmetics and in drug development research.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Bobbink, F. D.; Zhang, J.; Pierson, Y.; Chen, X.; Yan, N. Conversion of chitin derived N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (NAG) into polyols over transition metal catalysts and hydrogen in water. Green Chem. 2015, 17 (2), 1024-1031.

Mutter, S. T.; Zielinski, F.; Cheeseman, J. R.; Johannessen, C.; Popelier, P. L.; Blanch, E. W. Conformational dynamics of carbohydrates: Raman optical activity of D-glucuronic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine using a combined molecular dynamics and quantum chemical approach. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17 (8), 6016-6027.

Other References

Merck
14,4458
Beilstein
1727589
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.99
TSCA
Yes

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