neuraminic acid


neur·​amin·​ic acid ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˌmin-ik- How to pronounce neuraminic acid (audio)
: an amino acid C9H17NO8 that is essentially a carbohydrate and occurs in the form of acyl derivatives

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“Neuraminic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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