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N-Acetylneuraminic Acid

An N-acyl derivative of neuraminic acid. N-acetylneuraminic acid occurs in many polysaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipids in animals and bacteria. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1518)

Year introduced: 1997

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Tree Number(s): D02.241.081.844.562.668.050, D02.241.511.902.562.668.050, D09.067.687.668.030, D09.811.589.668.030

MeSH Unique ID: D019158

Registry Number: GZP2782OP0

Entry Terms:

  • Acid, N-Acetylneuraminic
  • N Acetylneuraminic Acid
  • Sialic Acid
  • Acid, Sialic

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