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G6392

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L-Glutamine

γ-irradiated, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

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Synonym(s):
(S)-2,5-Diamino-5-oxopentanoic acid, L-Glutamic acid 5-amide, Levoglutamide
Linear Formula:
H2NCOCH2CH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
146.14
Beilstein:
1723797
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

sterility

γ-irradiated

product line

BioXtra

form

powder

packaging

vial of 0.292 g

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

color

white to faint yellow

mp

185 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 10 mL/vial, clear to slightly hazy

SMILES string

N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10N2O3/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H2,7,8)(H,9,10)/t3-/m0/s1

InChI key

ZDXPYRJPNDTMRX-VKHMYHEASA-N

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G8540

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G3126

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W368401

L-Glutamine

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powder

form

powder

form

powder

form

-

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

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technique(s)

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

400

impurities

endotoxin, tested

impurities

endotoxin, tested

impurities

≤0.2% free ammonia., ~0.5% Glutamic acid

impurities

-

mp

185 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

185 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

185 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

185 °C (dec.) (lit.)

Application

L-Glutamine has been used as a media supplement:
  • for cochlear organotypic culturing
  • in Iscove′s modified Dulbecco′s medium for HeLa cells culturing
  • in Dulbecco′s modified Eagle′s medium for primary hepatocyte cell culturing

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glutamine mediates protein turnover via cellular mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin) signalling. It is also known to be associated with the inhibition of apoptosis.
L-glutamine is an essential amino acid that is a crucial component of culture media, and serves as a major energy source for cells in culture. Optimal cell performance usually requires supplementation of the medium with L-glutamine prior to use.
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.

Packaging

50 mL amber serum vial with rubber stopper.

Suitability

Qualified for use in cell culture applications, especially serum-free cell culture.

Reconstitution

Prepares a 200 mM solution when reconstituted to 10 mL with sterile water.

Other Notes

The dipeptide L-Ala-LGln is frequently used in modern serum-free media formulations because it provides a more stable form of glutamine in vitro.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Articles

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Protocols

WST-1 assay protocol for measuring cell viability, proliferation, activation and cytotoxicity. Instructions for WST-1 reagent preparation and examples of applications. Frequently asked questions and troubleshooting guide for WST-1 assay.

MTT assay protocol for measuring cell viability, proliferation and cytotoxicity. Instructions for MTT reagent preparation and examples of applications.

Perform colorimetric assays for nonradioactive quantification of cellular proliferation, viability, and cytotoxicity for adherent or suspension cells cultured in 96-well microplates.

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