N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine, ≥98%, Alfa Aesar™


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A13047-18

N-ACETYL-D-GLUCOSAMINE, 99%,50G

UNSPSC: 12352005

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 7512-17-6 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 50g

Product Code. 11489983

Quantity Price
1 £ 40.6 / 50g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 07-12-2016
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine
Assay Percent Range ≥98%
Molecular Formula C8H15NO6
Formula Weight 221.21g/mol

Specification

Melting Point 211°C
Quantity 50g
Chemical Name or Material N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine
CAS 7512-17-6
Assay Percent Range ≥98%
Molecular Formula C8H15NO6
Formula Weight 221.21g/mol
Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic

Applications
N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine is used in the identification and characterization of N-acetyl-beta-D-hexoaminidase. It is also used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including ulcerative colitis and Crohn′s disease. Further, it is used as a substrate in sialic acid production, cosmetics and in drug development research.

Solubility
Soluble in concentrated hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid and formic acid. Insoluble in water, dilute acids, dilute alkalis, concentrated alkalis and organic solvents.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Hygroscopic