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131-48-6 - N-(-)-Acetylneuraminic acid, 97% - 5-Acetamido-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-D-galactononulosonic acid - NANA - L13950 - Alfa Aesar

L13950 N-(-)-Acetylneuraminic acid, 97%

CAS Number
131-48-6
Synonyms
5-Acetamido-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-D-galactononulosonic acid
NANA

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25mg 30.40
100mg 74.90
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N-(-)-Acetylneuraminic acid, 97%

MDL
MFCD00006620
EINECS
205-023-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C11H19NO9
Formula Weight
309.28
Melting point
ca 185° dec.
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in water (50 mg/ml).

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.

Notes

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

Literature References

S Narayanan. Sialic acid as a tumor marker. Annals of Clinical & Laboratory Science. 1994, 24, (4), 376-384.

M. Mahmoudian; D. Noble; C.S. Drake; R.F. Middleton; D.S. Montgomery; J.E. Piercey; D. Ramlakhan; M. Todd; M.J. Dawson. An efficient process for production of n-acetylneuraminic acid using n-acetylneuraminic acid aldolase. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 1997, 20, (5), 393-400.

Other References

Merck
14,8484
Beilstein
1716283
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.99
TSCA
Yes

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