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Sigma-Aldrich

L-Glutamic acid

BioUltra, ≥99.5% (NT)

Synonym(s):
(S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid, Glu
Linear Formula:
HO2CCH2CH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
147.13
Beilstein:
1723801
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

product line

BioUltra

Quality Level

assay

≥99.5% (NT)

form

powder

optical activity

[α]20/D +31.5±1.0°, c = 5% in 5 M HCl

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test
≤0.5% foreign amino acids

ign. residue

≤0.05% (as SO4)

loss

≤0.05% loss on drying, 20 °C (HV)

color

white

mp

205 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

1 M HCl: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

density

1.54 g/cm3 at 20 °C

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤100 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤200 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤200 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+: ≤100 mg/kg
Na: ≤200 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: 0.1
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.1

application(s)

cell analysis

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C5H9NO4/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t3-/m0/s1

InChI key

WHUUTDBJXJRKMK-VKHMYHEASA-N

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Biochem/physiol Actions

An excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter that is an agonist at all subtypes of glutamate receptors (metabotropic, kainate, NMDA, and AMPA).

Other Notes

Lesion-sparing agent, has excitotoxic properties; May function as precipitating agent in protein crystallization; Growth requirement of various microorganisms

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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