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N-Acetylneuraminic Acid (NANA, Sialic Acid)


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Catalog #A0535
OriginPrepared by enzymatic synthesis from N-Acetylglucosamine and Pyruvic Acid. Purified by ion-exchange column chromatography and crystallization.
ApplicationsSuitable for use as substrate for NANA Aldolase and as starting material for preparing NANA derivatives.
Storage and StabilityStore at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.
CAS Number131-48-6
Molecular FormulaC11H19NO9
Molecular Weight309.27
Purity99% by HPLC and colorimetric determination
FormWhite crystalline powder
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Alternate names5-Acetamido-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-D-galacto-2-nonulosonic acid; Sialic acid

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