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G8540 Sigma

L-Glutamine

meets USP testing specifications, cell culture tested, 99.0-101.0%, from non-animal source

Synonym: (S)-2,5-Diamino-5-oxopentanoic acid, L-Glutamic acid 5-amide, Levoglutamide

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Related Categories Amino Acid Library Collection, Amino Acids, Amino Acids & Vitamins, Amino Acids and Vitamins, Amino acids,
biological source   from non-animal source
InChI Key   ZDXPYRJPNDTMRX-VKHMYHEASA-N
assay   99.0-101.0%
form   powder
impurities   endotoxin, tested
mp   185 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble25 mg/mL
suitability   cell culture tested
  meets USP testing specifications
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Gene Information   rat ... Ggt1(116568)

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Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Glutamine is an essential amino acid that is a crucial component of culture media that serves as a major energy source for cells in culture. L-Glutamine is very stable as a dry powder and as a frozen solution. In liquid media or stock solutions, however, L-glutamine degrades relatively rapidly. Optimal cell performance usually requires supplementation of the media with L-glutamine prior to use.

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1 kg in poly bottle

10 mg in glass bottle

25, 100 g in poly bottle

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MA2275100

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Is the molecular weight of L-Glutamine 146.14 or 146.15? The label information changed.
Based on a molecular formula of C5H10N2O3, the molecular weight to seven significant figures is 146.1456. Over the years, this value may have been reported in Sigma-Aldrich documentation or on labels as either 146.15 (by rounding up) or 146.14 (by truncation). The material itself has not changed.
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Protocols & Articles

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MSMLS Online Plate Map

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Keywords: Mass spectrometry, Metabolites

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G7513 L-Glutamine solution, 200 mM, solution, sterile-filtered, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

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