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
N-methyl-D-glucamine; Methylglucamine; N-Methylglucamine; 1-Deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol; 1-Deoxy-1-methylaminosorbitol; N-Methylsorbitylamine; Meglumin
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.025.916
UNII
Properties
C7H17NO5
Molar mass 195.22 g·mol−1
Appearance White crystals
log P −2.509
Acidity (pKa) 9.52
Basicity (pKb) 0.526
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Meglumine is an amino sugar derived from glucose. It is often used as an excipient in pharmaceuticals and in conjunction with iodinated compounds in contrast media such as diatrizoate meglumine, iothalamate meglumine and iodipamide meglumine.[1]

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  1. ^ Meglumine, chemicalland21.com