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Substance Name: Poly((2-9)-alpha-N-acetylneuraminic acid)
RN: 82803-97-2


  • Antibodies elicited by immunization of mice with E coli K92 conjugates; potential vaccine for groups B & C meningococci & E coli K1.

Molecular Formula

  • (C11-H19-N-O9)x-
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Poly((2-9)-alpha-N-acetylneuraminic acid)


  • Poly(2-9)alpha-sialic acid
  • Poly(alpha2-9NeuNAc)

Systematic Name

  • D-glycero-alpha-D-galacto-2-Nonulopyranosonic acid, 5-(acetylamino)-3,5-dideoxy-, homopolymer

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 82803-97-2

System Generated Number

  • 0082803972

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C11-H19-N-O9)x-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C11-H19-N-O9