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N-Acetylglucosamine: Quiz

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Question 1: N-Acetylglucosamine (N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, or GlcNAc, or NAG) is a monosaccharide derivative of ________.
SucroseFructoseCarbohydrateGlucose

Question 2: It has a molecular formula of C8H15NO6, a ________ of 221.21 g/mol, and it is significant in several biological systems.
AtomMolar massChemistryAtomic mass

Question 3: It is an amide between glucosamine and ________.
EthanolAcetic acidHydrogen peroxideOxygen

Question 4: It is part of a biopolymer in the bacterial ________, built from alternating units of GlcNAc and N-acetylmuramic acid (MurNAc), cross-linked with oligopeptides at the lactic acid residue of MurNAc.
Cell wallChloroplastPlastidCell envelope







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