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50049 Sigma-Aldrich

Glycine

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (NT)

Synonym: Aminoacetic acid, Aminoethanoic acid, Glycocoll

  • CAS Number 56-40-6

  • Linear Formula NH2CH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 75.07

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 635782

  •  EC Number 200-272-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00008131

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Properties

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InChI Key   DHMQDGOQFOQNFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (NT)
form   crystalline
impurities   Insoluble matter, passes filter test
ign. residue   ≤0.05% (as SO4)
loss   ≤0.05% loss on drying, 20 °C (HV)
pKa (25 °C)   2.35
mp   240 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   1 M HCl: soluble1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  K: ≤50 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  NH4+: ≤200 mg/kg
  Na: ≤50 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
λ   1 M in 1 M HCl
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.01
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.01

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Inhibitory neurotransmitter in spinal cord, allosteric regulator of NMDA receptors.

Other Notes

Commonly used buffer substance in cryoenzymology; For osmotic pressure maintenance in isoelectric focusing of erythrocytes; In protein chemistry – salting-in effect; Growth requirement of various microorganisms.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MB7600000

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