Cytidine monophosphate n-acetylneuraminic acid

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Cytidine monophosphate n-acetylneuraminic acid

(Science: chemical) a nucleoside monophosphate sugar which donates n-acetylneuraminic acid to the terminal sugar of a ganglioside or glycoprotein.

chemical name: D-glycero-beta-D-galacto-2-Nonulopyranosonic acid, 5-(acetylamino)-3,5-dideoxy-, 2-(hydrogen 5'-cytidylate)