N Acetyl D-Glucosamine(NAG) Powder

NAG Powder


INCI: N-Acetyl Glucosamine
CAS Number: 7512-17-6
Formula: C₈H₁₅NO₆
MW: 221,21 g/mol
Melting Pt: 199 °C (lit.)

What Is N-Acetylglucosamine?

N-acetylglucosamine is an amide that is used in several biological functions. N-acetylglucosamine (NAG) is D-glucosamine bonded to acetic acid.
N-acetyl D-glucosamine is a natural compound found in the human body and in some foods. It is produced by the breaking down of glucosamine, a sugar molecule. Glucosamine is also available as a dietary supplement. N-acetyl D-glucosamine supplements are used for a variety of purposes, including joint support, skin health, and weight loss.

Key attributes:

  • Increases hyaluronic acid production in the skin
  • Repairs and treat sun damage
  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
  • Accelerates wound healing
  • Reduces trans-epidermal water los
  • Improves skin tone
  • Improves barrier function
  • Reduces hyperpigmentation
  • Improves skin hydration
Application for skin