Thermo Scientific™

N-(-)-Acetylneuraminic acid, 97%, Thermo Scientific™

100mg, Each
Thermo Scientific™

N-(-)-Acetylneuraminic acid, 97%, Thermo Scientific™

100mg, Each
Quantity
Catalog number: L13950.MC
also known as L13950-MC
Price (USD)

Chemical Identifiers

CAS
131-48-6
IUPAC Name
5-acetamido-2,4-dihydroxy-6-(1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl)oxane-2-carboxylic acid
Molecular Formula
C11H19NO9
InChI Key
SQVRNKJHWKZAKO-UHFFFAOYNA-N
SMILES
CC(=O)NC1C(O)CC(O)(OC1C(O)C(O)CO)C(O)=O
Assay (Aqueous acid-base Titration)
≥96.0% to ≤104.0% [UK sourced material]
Appearance (Color)
White
Comment
Material sourced in either US or UK
Optical Rotation
-32 ± 2° (c=0.5 in water)
Form
Powder or crystals or crystalline powder

Description

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.
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.
RUO – Research Use Only

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