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N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine

CAS NO. : 7512-17-6
Synonym : 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucose, D-GlcNAc
Origin : USA
Packing : 50 kg/drum
Molecular Formula : C8H15NO6
Molecular Weight : 221.21
Appearance : White to Off-White Powder
Status : Commercial

SPECIFICATION :

Solubility (Color) Colorless to Faint Yellow
Solubility (Turbidity) Clear to Very Slightly Hazy 50 mg/ml, H2O
Specific Rotation 39.5 – 43.7 °C = 1 to 2 in H2O at 20 to 25 deg C
HPLC w/ pulsed Amperometric > 99 %

APPLICATION :N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine (D-GlcNAc) is a derivitized glucose monomer found in polymers of bacterial cell walls, chitin, hyaluronic acids and various glycans. D-GlcNAc is used to identify, differentiate and characterize N-acetyl-β-D-hexoaminidase(s).