Meglumine

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Meglumine
Stereo, skeletal formula of meglumine
Names
Systematic IUPAC name
(2R,3R,4R,5S)-6-(Methylamino)hexane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol
Other names
Methylglucamine; N-Methylglucamine; 1-Deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol; 1-Deoxy-1-methylaminosorbitol; N-Methylsorbitylamine; Meglumin
Identifiers
6284-40-8 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:59732 N
ChEMBL ChEMBL1200570 N
ChemSpider 8249 N
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 8567
UNII 6HG8UB2MUY N
Properties
C7H17NO5
Molar mass 195.21 g·mol−1
Appearance White crystals
log P −2.509
Acidity (pKa) 9.52
Basicity (pKb) 0.526
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Meglumine is an amino sugar derived from sorbitol. It is often used as an excipient in pharmaceuticals and in conjunction with iodinated compounds in contrast media such as diatrizoate meglumine and iodipamide meglumine.[1]

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  1. ^ Meglumine, chemicalland21.com