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N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

An acceptor substrate for galactosyltransferases. Inhibits the lectin WGA and β-N-acetylhexosaminidase (Ki = 430 µM). When added to a medium, it improves the recovery of Haemophilus influenza from sputum.

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Synonym(s):
N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine, NAG, GlcNAc
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H15NO6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
221.21
MDL number:

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

manufacturer/tradename

Calbiochem®

storage condition

OK to freeze

color

off-white to beige
white to off-white

solubility

water: 10 mg/mL

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

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)

InChI key

OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine An acceptor substrate for galactosyltransferases. Inhibits the lectin WGA and β-N-acetylhexosaminidase (Ki = 430 µM). When added to a medium, it improves the recovery of Haemophilus influenza from sputum.

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N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine ≥95% (HPLC)

A4106

N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine suitable for cell culture, BioReagent

A3286

N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine

N-Acetylglucosamine Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

PHR1432

N-Acetylglucosamine

solubility

water: 10 mg/mL

solubility

water: 50 mg/mL, clear to cloudy, colorless to faintly yellow

solubility

-

solubility

-

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

form

-

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

2-30°C

color

off-white to beige, white to off-white

color

beige

color

-

color

-

General description

Acceptor substrate for galactosyltransferases. Lectin inhibitory amino sugar. When added to the medium, it improves the recovery of Haemophilus influenza from sputum. A competitive inhibitor of β-N-acetylhexosaminidase (Ki = 430 µM).
An acceptor substrate for galactosyltransferases. Inhibits the lectin WGA and β-N-acetylhexosaminidase (Ki = 430 µM). When added to a medium, it improves the recovery of Haemophilus influenza from sputum.

Warning

Toxicity: Standard Handling (A)

Reconstitution

Following initial thaw, aliquot and freeze (-20°C). Stock solutions are stable for up to 6 months at -20°C.

Other Notes

Sakai, K., et al. 1994. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60, 2911.
Moller, L.V., et al. 1993. J. Clin. Microbiol. 31, 1952.

Legal Information

CALBIOCHEM is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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L V Möller et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 31(7), 1952-1954 (1993-07-01)
A modified selective medium supplemented with N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (NAG), hemin, and NAD plus two cefsulodin disks, for primary isolation of nonencapsulated Haemophilus influenzae from sputum of patients with cystic fibrosis, is described. Isolation of H. influenzae from this medium, designated NAG
K Sakai et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 60(8), 2911-2915 (1994-08-01)
Thermostable exochitinase was purified to homogeneity from the culture fluid of Bacillus stearothermophilus CH-4, which was isolated from agricultural compost containing shrimp and crabs. The enzyme was a single polypeptide with a molecular mass of 74 kDa, and the N-terminal

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