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N-acetylneuraminic acid (sialic acid) (S-9008)

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This sugar is provided for use as an inhibitor of lectin-conjugate binding or for eluting glycoproteins or other glycoconjugates from columns of agarose lectins. This sugar is supplied as a dry powder. When reconstituted in 5 ml of water the resulting sugar solution is 400 mM.


Unit Size619 mg
ApplicationsImmunohistochemistry / Immunocytochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Glycobiology, Affinity Chromatography
Recommended UsageReconstitute the sugar in 5 ml of distilled or deionized water or in 5 ml of a buffer (e.g. 10 mM HEPES buffered saline, pH 7.5-pH 8.0) or salt solution compatible with the lectin under study. If reconstituted in 5 ml, this sugar will be 400 mM. This sugar is suitable for diluting labeled lectins to demonstrate lectin specificity by inhibiting binding or for eluting glycoconjugates from agarose-bound lectins.
Chemical FormulaC11H19NO9
Recommended StorageReconstituted sugar solutions should be stored frozen or stored at 4 ºC using sodium azide (0.08%) as a preservative.
Molecular Weight309.3


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