G3126

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Glutamine

ReagentPlus®, ≥99% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
Levoglutamide, L-Glutamic acid 5-amide, (S)-2,5-Diamino-5-oxopentanoic acid
Linear Formula:
H2NCOCH2CH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
146.14
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1723797
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

Quality Level

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

≥99% (HPLC)

form

powder

application(s)

cell analysis: suitable
peptide synthesis: suitable

impurities

≤0.2% free ammonia.
~0.5% Glutamic acid

color

white to off-white

mp

185 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

1 M HCl: 50 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy, colorless

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

Gene Information

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Application

L-Glutamine has been used to study the effects of amino acids in promoting food consumption in Drosophila melanogaster.It has also been used to study non-enzymatic gluconeogenesis.

Packaging

100, 250, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in the body. It is essential for the synthesis of L-asparagine. L-glutamic acid aids the incorporation of NH4+ into biomolecules.
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.

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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  5. 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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An internal sensor detects dietary amino acids and promotes food consumption in Drosophila
Zhe Yang
Nature, 1-36 (2017)
Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, 58-58 (1917)
The Natural Health Dictionary: Your comprehensive A-to Z guide for healing with herbs, nutrition, supplements, and secret remedies (2011)
Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry Edition 4th (2005)
Nonenzymatic gluconeogenesis-like formation of fructose 1,6-bisphosphate in ice.
Messner CB
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 114(28), 7403-7407 (2017)

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