Definición de neuraminic acid en inglés:

neuraminic acid

Saltos de línea: neur|amin¦ic acid
Pronunciación: /ˌnjʊərəˈmɪnɪk


[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A crystalline compound of which derivatives occur in many animal substances, chiefly as sialic acids.
    • A sugar with amino and acid groups; chemical formula: C9H17NO8
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    • When a flu virus enters your nose, it latches onto the first thing it finds with a neuraminic acid on it, mucus.
    • FIG. 3 is a mass spectrometric spectrum of N-glycolyl neuraminic acid obtained by the inventive method.
    • Cutting out neuraminic acid from the cell membrane weakens the cell membrane.


1940s: neuraminic from neuro- (because it was originally isolated from brain tissue) + amine + -ic.

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