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N-Acetyl-D-mannosamine, 1 g

N-Acetyl-D-mannosamine, 1 g

SKU: 0210010901

CAS Number:
Molecular Formula:
C8H15NO6 • H2O
Molecular Weight:
Packaging size:
1 g
SKU 0210010901
Application Notes N-Acetyl-β-D-mannosamine hydrate is used as a substrate to identify, differentiate and characterize enzymes such as N-acetyl-glucosamine epimerase(s) and aldolase(s). N-Acetyl-D-mannosamine is used for the synthesis of of N-acetylneuraminic acid.
Base Catalog Number 10010901
Biochemical Physiological Actions N-Acetyl-D-mannosamine (ManNAc) is an essential precursor of N-acetylneuraminic acid (NeuAc), the specific monomer of polysialic acid. Transport studies in the <i>E. coli</i> K1 strain have been performed to probe the effect of ManNAc on capsular polysialic acid production.
CAS # 4773-29-9
Molecular Formula C8H15NO6 • H2O
Molecular Weight 239.2
Optical Rotation +10.2° ± 0.5°
Pack Size 1 g
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Purity ~95%
Solubility Soluble in water (50 mg/mL - clear, colorless solution).
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