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N-Acetylneuraminic acid

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Human Endogenous Metabolite
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N-Acetylneuraminic acid is often found as the terminal sugar of cell surface glycoproteins. Cell surface glycoproteins have important roles in cell recognition and interaction as well as in cell adhesion. Membrane glycoproteins are also important in tumor growth and metastases.

Chemical Properties

Physical AppearanceA solid
StorageStore at -20°C
Cas No.131-48-6
Solubility≥30.9 mg/mL in H2O; insoluble in EtOH; ≥2.3 mg/mL in DMSO with gentle warming and ultrasonic
Chemical Name(2S,4S,5R,6R)-2,4-dihydroxy-5-((Z)-(1-hydroxyethylidene)amino)-6-((1R,2R)-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl)tetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-carboxylic acid
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Canonical SMILESC/C(O)=N/[[email protected]]([[email protected]](O1)([H])[[email protected]@](O)([H])[[email protected]@](O)([H])CO)([H])[[email protected]](O)([H])C[[email protected]@]1(O)C(O)=O
Shipping ConditionEvaluation sample solution: ship with blue ice. All other available sizes: ship with RT, or blue ice upon request.
General tipsFor obtaining a higher solubility, please warm the tube at 37°C and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while. Stock solution can be stored below -20°C for several months.

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Chemical structure

N-Acetylneuraminic acid