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Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

Aminoacetic acid, Aminoethanoic acid, Glycocoll
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certified reference material
pharmaceutical secondary standard


traceable to Ph. Eur. G0450000
traceable to USP 1295800


current certificate can be downloaded


HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

pKa (25 °C)

(1) 2.35, (2) 9.60


240 °C (dec.) (lit.)


pharmaceutical (small molecule)



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General description

Pharmaceutical secondary standards for application in quality control, provide pharma laboratories and manufacturers with a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the preparation of in-house working standards.


These Secondary Standards are qualified as Certified Reference Materials. These are suitable for use in several analytical applications including but not limited to pharma release testing, pharma method development for qualitative and quantitative analyses, food and beverage quality control testing, and other calibration requirements.
Glycine may be used as a pharmaceutical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and potentiometric sensing techniques.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Analysis Note

These secondary standards offer multi-traceability to the USP, EP (PhEur) and BP primary standards, where they are available.

Other Notes

This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.


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Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



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Certificate of Origin

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More documents

Quotes and Ordering

Characteristics of new composite-and classical potentiometric sensors for the determination of pioglitazone in some pharmaceutical formulations.
Mostafa GAE, et al.
Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 48(1), 57-61 (2008)
G Marrubini et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 47(4-5), 716-722 (2008-04-12)
In the present study, a single HPLC method was developed for the determination of glycine and threonine in cicatrizants. Two different preparations of a cream and an ointment, and the corresponding bandages, onto which the formulations were applied, were studied.
Alexander Carvajal-González et al.
Brain : a journal of neurology, 137(Pt 8), 2178-2192 (2014-06-22)
The clinical associations of glycine receptor antibodies have not yet been described fully. We identified prospectively 52 antibody-positive patients and collated their clinical features, investigations and immunotherapy responses. Serum glycine receptor antibody endpoint titres ranged from 1:20 to 1:60 000.
Zoé Husson et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 34(28), 9418-9431 (2014-07-11)
The principal neurons of the cerebellar nuclei (CN), the sole output of the olivo-cerebellar system, receive a massive inhibitory input from Purkinje cells (PCs) of the cerebellar cortex. Morphological evidence suggests that CN principal cells are also contacted by inhibitory
Li-Chun Tu et al.
The EMBO journal, 32(24), 3220-3230 (2013-11-12)
Nuclear pore complexes (NPCs) mediate cargo traffic between the nucleus and the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells. Nuclear transport receptors (NTRs) carry cargos through NPCs by transiently binding to phenylalanine-glycine (FG) repeats on intrinsically disordered polypeptides decorating the NPCs. Major impediments


GC Analysis of Amino Acids (as TBDMS Derivatives) on SLB®-5ms (20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.18 μm), Fast GC Analysis

Separation of L-Alanine; Glycine; L-Valine; L-Leucine; L-Isoleucine; L-Proline; L-Methionine; L-Serine; L-Threonine; L-Phenylalanine; L-Aspartic acid; L-4-Hydroxyproline; L-Cysteine; L-Glutamic acid; L-Asparagine; L-Lysine; L-Glutamine; L-Histidine; L-Tyrosine; L-Tryptophan; L-Cystine

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