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- adjective organic chemistry Describing
acetylderivatives of neuraminic acid
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N-acetylneuraminic acid and other neuraminic acids are the predominate sugars in glycoproteins.
Neuraminidase is an enzyme that catalyzes chemical reactions of N acetylneuraminic acid and other neuraminic acids, which are members of a group of substances classed as sialic acids.
Shaw, L.; Schauer, R.: Catalytic properties of the CMP-N - acetylneuraminic acid hydroxylase from the starfish Asterias rubens: com - parison with the mammalian enzyme.
 Shaw, L.; Schauer, R.: The biosynthesis of N-glycoloylneuraminic acid oc - curs by hydroxylation of the CMP-glycoside of N-acetylneuraminic acid.
(, no activity towards free or a-glycosi - dically bound N-acetylneuraminic acid )  P?