Product ID: M1092

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Carbohydrate analog useful in differentiation of bacteria based upon metabolism.

This reduced analog of N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine is useful in selective media for bacterial growth as well as a standard for certain carbohydrate detection systems. This high purity standard for use in bacterial assay development is cell culture verified.

Technical Data
SKU M1092
CAS Number 4271-28-7
Unit Size 1g
Alternative Names 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucitol
Molecular Formula C₈H₁₇NO₆
Molecular Weight 223.2
Soluble In H2O, methanol
Storage Conditions Room Temperature

References and Citations


  • "Ready protease-catalyzed synthesis of carbohydrate-amino acid conjugates." Boyer, Viviane; Stanchev, Mincho; Fairbanks, Antony J.; Davis, Benjamin G. Chemical Communications 19: 1908-1909 (2001).
  • "Degradation of derivatives of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine by Rhodococcus rhodochrous IFO 15564: substrate specificity and its application to the synthesis of allyl a -N-acetyl-D-glucosaminide." Kuboki, Atsuhito; Komiya, Ryosuke; Sekiguchi, Takahiro; Katsuragi, Kenji; Sugai, Takeshi; Ohta, Hiromichi Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry 62(8): 1581-1585 (1998).
  • "Carbohydrate structures of the cell adhesion molecule, contact site A, from Dictyostelium discoideum." Yoshida, Motonobu; Matsui, Taei; Fuse, Goro; Ouchi, Seiji. FEBS Letters 318(3): 305-09 (1993).
  • "Carbohydrate moiety of Plasmodium falciparum" Nasir-ud-Din; Drager-Dyal, R.; Decrind, C.; Hoessli, D. C.; Qazi, M. H.; Del Guidice, G.; Lambert, P. H. Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan 12(4): 344-50 (1990).
  • "Sensitive method for carbohydrate composition analysis of glycoproteins by high-performance liquid chromatography." Takeuchi, Makoto; Takasaki, Seiichi; Inoue, Noboru; Kobata, Akira. Journal of Chromatography 400: 207-13 (1987).
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