N-acetylneuraminic acid

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N-acetylneuraminic acid

N-Acetylneuraminic acid refer to a family of neuraminic acids which contain nine-carbon acidic amino monosaccharides. The most important member of the sialic acid is N-Acetylneuraminic acid (NeuAc or NANA), occurring most abundantly in glycoproteins and glycolipids.



Product Name:N-Acetylneuraminic acid

Sialic acid; Galactononulosonic acid; Lactaminic acid; NANA

CAS NO.:131-48-6


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Basic Information

Product Name:N-Acetylneuraminic acid

Synonyms:5-Acetamido-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-D-galactonulosonic acid; o-Sialic acid; Galactononulosonic acid; Lactaminic acid; NANA

CAS NO.:131-48-6

EINECS :205-023-1

Molecular Formula:C11H19NO9

Molecular Weight:309.27

Standard Assay: 99%

Appearance:White crystalline powder

Melting Point:184-186℃


1.N-Acetylneuraminic acid plays a vital role in the research and development of carbohydrates drug. It remains hot news in the research in the synthesis and screening of bioactive substances. However,made especially in the metastasis, anti-Alzheimer, anti-virus, anti-inflammatory and so on. A new generation of anti-influenza drug used sialic acid as a precursor is on the market now. And an anti-Alzheimer drug will also be available soon. Scientists have already proved thatSialic acid is the important nutrition to brain and peripheral nerve.

2.N-Acetylneuraminic acid is already on the market about the application of in functional foods.

3.Adding infant milk powder can increase babys’ intelligence and memory


5.Enhancing human immunity

6.Sialic Acid is known as mental development of "brain gold"

7.Used for cosmetics, food, health supplements.


1.Adding infant milk powder can increase babys’ intelligence and memory.


3.Enhancing human immunity.

4.Sialic Acid is known as mental development of "brain gold".

5.Used for cosmetics, food, health supplements.

Specifications Sheet

Sialic Acid≥98%98.40% by HPLC
Physical &Chemical Control
AppearanceWhite or off-white powderComplies
OdorNo off-smellComplies
Particle Size 98% pass 80 meshComplies
Loss on Drying≤0.5%0.33%
Residue on lgnition≤1.0%0.28%
Acetic acid≤0.05%Complies
Melting point184-186℃185℃
Optical rotation[α]D20℃(H2O)-30.0 ~ -34.0-31.6
Heavy Metals
Total Heavy Metals≤10ppm<10popm
Solvent Residual≤5000ppmComplies
Microbiological Control
Aerobic bacterial count≤500cfu/g67cfu/g
ConclusionConform with specification, Non-GMO, Allergen Free
StorageStore in cool and dry places. Keep away from strong light and heat.
PackingBy 25kgs/Drum,inner by plastic bag

Shipping & Storage

Delivery:Sea/Air Shipping & International Express

Shipping Time: 2-3 working days after payment

Package: 1-5kg/Aluminum foil bag, size: 22cm (Width)*32cm (Length)

15-25kg/Drum, size: 38cm (Diameter)*50cm (Height)

Storage: Kept away from strong light and heat.

Shelf Life: 24 months




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