N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine, N-Acetyl derivative of glucosamine (ab146227)

Overview

  • Product name

    N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine, N-Acetyl derivative of glucosamine
  • Description

    N-Acetyl derivative of glucosamine
  • Alternative names

    • 2-(acetylamino)-2-deoxy-D-glucose
    • 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucopyranose
    • Acetylglucosamine
    • D-GlcNAc
    • GlcNAc
    • Marine Sweet
    • N-Acetylchitosamine
    • NAG
    • NSC 524344
    see all
  • Biological description

    Monosaccharide derivative of glucose found in polymers of bacterial cell walls, chitin, hyaluronic acids and various glycans. Used to identify, differentiate and characterize N-acetyl-β-D-hexoaminidase(s).

  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    7512-17-6
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    2-(Acetylamino)-2-deoxy-D-glucose
  • Molecular weight

    221.21
  • Molecular formula

    C8H15NO6
  • Storage instructions

    Store at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • G C P  et al. An extracellular chitinase from Streptomyces sp. CS147 releases N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (GlcNAc) as principal product. Appl Biochem Biotechnol 175:372-86 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 25280632) »
  • Mutter ST  et al. 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 17:6016-27 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 25639972) »
  • Garrido D  et al. Release and utilization of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine from human milk oligosaccharides by Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis. Anaerobe 18:430-5 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22579845) »

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