Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers 5-(acetylamino)-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-alpha-D-galacto-non-2-ulopyranosonic acid
(2R,4S,5R,6R)-5-acetamido-2,4-dihydroxy-6-[(1R,2R)-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl]oxane-2-carboxylic acid
Formula C11 H19 N O9
Molecular Weight 309.27 g/mol
Type non-polymer
Isomeric SMILES CC(=O)N[C@@H]1[C@@H](O)C[C@@](O)(O[C@H]1[C@H](O)[C@H](O)CO)C(O)=O
InChI InChI=1S/C11H19NO9/c1-4(14)12-7-5(15)2-11(20,10(18)19)21-9(7)8(17)6(16)3-13/h5-9,13,15-17,20H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,12,14)(H,18,19)/t5-,6+,7+,8+,9+,11+/m0/s1

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 40
Chiral Atom Count 6
Chiral Atoms C2 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8
Bond Count 40
Aromatic Bond Count 0
Leaving Atoms O2

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB03721   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name N-acetyl-alpha-neuraminic acid
Groups experimental
Description 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)
  • alpha-sialoside
  • O-sialic acid
  • α-Neu5Ac
Brand Names
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID: 21059682