N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine

N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine

CAS NO. 7512-17-6
Synonym 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucose, D-GlcNAc
Origin USA
Packing 50/Kgs. Fiber Drums
Molecular Formula C8H15NO6
Molecular Weight 221.21
Appearance Colorless to Faint Yellow

Certificate of Analysis:-

 

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 %

Applications:

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).