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muramic acid


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symbol: Mur; 3‐Oα‐carboxyethyl‐d‐glucosamine; the 3‐O‐d‐lactyl ether derivative of d‐glucosamine. It occurs naturally in peptidoglycan of bacterial cell walls.

Subjects: Chemistry.


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