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A3286

Sigma-Aldrich

N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

BioReagent, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucose, D-GlcNAc
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H15NO6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
221.21
Beilstein:
1727589
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.75

product line

BioReagent

Quality Level

assay

≥95% (HPLC)

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

mp

211 °C (dec.) (lit.)

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CC(=O)N[C@H]1C(O)O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O

InChI

1S/C8H15NO6/c1-3(11)9-5-7(13)6(12)4(2-10)15-8(5)14/h4-8,10,12-14H,2H2,1H3,(H,9,11)/t4-,5-,6-,7-,8?/m1/s1

InChI key

OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-RTRLPJTCSA-N

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General description

N-Acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), a derivative of glucose is a monosaccharide. It is a white powder and is mildly sweet. It melts at 221°C. GlcNAc is 25% soluble in water. It is present in bromelain, ricin agglutinin and abrus agglutinin, in plants. In humans, it is present in tissue plasminogen activator, growth factors and hormones.

Application

N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine addition has been used:
  • as a substrate to develop dot-blots
  • as a substrate to reveal alkaline phosphatase in the immunohistochemical analysis
  • to detect specific immune complexes in western blot analysis

Packaging

5, 25, 100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

N-Acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) oligomer may have the ability to initiate factors for canine polymorphonuclear cells (PMN) in vivo. It possesses wound healing and chemotactic activity. GlcNAc and its derivatives are usually employed in preparing dietary supplements and also used in therapeutic development.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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