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

CAS Number
7512-17-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13047-09 10g 22.00
A13047-18 50g 59.70
A13047-22 100g 103.00
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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.
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen.
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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