Muramic Acid

Catalogue number: M800000
Chemical name: Muramic Acid
Synonyms: (R)-2-Amino-3-O-(1-carboxyethyl)-2-deoxy-D-glucose;
CAS Number: 1114-41-6
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₉H₁₇NO₇
Appearance: White to Light Yellow Solid
Melting Point: 135 - 137°C
Mol. Weight: 251.23
Storage: Refrigerator, Under Inert Atmosphere
Solubility: Ethanol, Methanol, Water
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Carbohydrates & Derivatives, Labeling and Diagnostics Reagents, aldehydes
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Amino sugar found (as the N-acetyl derivative) in peptidoglycan, the main skeletal component of the bacterial cell wall. The N-acetyl derivative of muramic acid is an amino sugar that constitutes the peptidoglycan bacterial cell wall of Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria. Muramic acid is used as a chemical marker for the detection of bacterial contamination.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Stout, J., et al.: Soil Biochem., 5, 1 (1981), Chantigny, M., et al.: Soil Biol. Biochem., 32, 1561 (2000), Martens, D., et al.: J. Environ. Qual., 29, 723 (2000),
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