Neuraminic Acid
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Title: Neuraminic Acid
CAS Registry Number: 114-04-5
Additional Names: Prehemataminic acid
Molecular Formula: C9H17NO8
Molecular Weight: 267.23
Percent Composition: C 40.45%, H 6.41%, N 5.24%, O 47.90%
Literature References: Parent acid of a family of amino sugars contg 9 or more carbon atoms (sialic acids or nonulosaminic acids). May be regarded as the aldol condensation product of pyruvic acid and N-acetyl-D-mannosamine. Neuraminic acid has not been isolated and characterized as such, but several N- and O-substituted derivatives are widely distributed in nature. Review: Whelan, Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem. 54, 319 (1958); A. Gottschalk, The Chemistry and Biology of Sialic Acids and Related Substances (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1960). See also Sialic Acids.

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