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Systematic (IUPAC) name
O-(2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucopyranosylidene)amino N-phenyl carbamate
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Chemical data
Formula C15H19N3O7 
Mol. mass 353.33
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Therapeutic considerations
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Legal status
Routes Oral

PUGNAc is a drug, acting as an inhibitor of N-acetylglucosaminidase and so increasing insulin resistance.

Additional recommended knowledge

Fictional references

PUGNAc was used by Michael Scofield in the television series Prison Break to keep his blood sugar level high, in order to appear both diabetic and to be resistant to insulin shots he was receiving but did not need.

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