Chemical Component Summary

Name2-acetamido-2-deoxy-alpha-D-galactopyranose
IdentifiersN-[(2S,3R,4R,5R,6R)-2,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-3-yl]ethanamide
FormulaC8 H15 N O6
Molecular Weight221.21
TypeD-SACCHARIDE, ALPHA LINKING
Isomeric SMILESCC(=O)N[C@H]1[C@@H](O)O[C@H](CO)[C@H](O)[C@@H]1O
InChIInChI=1S/C8H15NO6/c1-3(11)9-5-7(13)6(12)4(2-10)15-8(5)14/h4-8,10,12-14H,2H2,1H3,(H,9,11)/t4-,5-,6+,7-,8+/m1/s1
InChIKeyOVRNDRQMDRJTHS-CBQIKETKSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count30
Chiral Atom Count5
Bond Count30
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03567 
Namealpha-N-Acetyl-D-galactosamine
Groups
  • experimental
  • investigational
DescriptionThe N-acetyl derivative of galactosamine. [PubChem]
Synonyms
  • α-GalNAc
  • N-acetyl-α-D-galactosamine
  • alpha-N-Acetyl-D-galactosamine
  • Tn saccharide
  • Tn antigen saccharide
CAS number14215-68-0