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N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

suitable for cell culture, BioReagent

Synonym: 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucose, D-GlcNAc

  • CAS Number 7512-17-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H15NO6

  • Molecular Weight 221.21

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1727589

  •  EC Number 231-368-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00061615

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24890757

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Properties

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InChI Key   OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-RTRLPJTCSA-N
product line   BioReagent
assay   ≥95% (HPLC)
mp   211 °C (dec.) (lit.)
suitability   suitable for cell culture
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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