G8790

Sigma-Aldrich

Glycine

from non-animal source, meets EP, JP, USP testing specifications, suitable for cell culture, ≥98.5%

Synonym(s):
Aminoacetic acid, Aminoethanoic acid, Glycocoll
Linear Formula:
NH2CH2COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
75.07
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
635782
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

Quality Level

biological source

non-animal source

Agency/Method

meets EP testing specifications
meets JP testing specifications
meets USP testing specifications

assay

≥98.5%

form

powder

quality

meets EP, JP, USP testing specifications

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

color

white

pH

5.9-6.4

pKa (25 °C)

(1) 2.35, (2) 9.60
2.35

mp

240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 100 mg/mL

SMILES string

NCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C2H5NO2/c3-1-2(4)5/h1,3H2,(H,4,5)

InChI key

DHMQDGOQFOQNFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
25 kg in poly drum
1 kg in poly bottle

Application

Amino acid for use in cell culture media development applications and existing media formulations.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

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

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...
Bethany L Johnson-Kerner et al.
Human molecular genetics, 24(5), 1420-1431 (2014-11-16)
Giant axonal neuropathy (GAN) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease caused by autosomal recessive mutations in the GAN gene resulting in a loss of a ubiquitously expressed protein, gigaxonin. Gene replacement therapy is a promising strategy for treatment of the disease;...
Dmitrij A Lisak et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1853(9), 2104-2114 (2015-03-15)
Bax inhibitor-1 (BI-1) is an evolutionarily conserved pH-dependent Ca²⁺ leak channel in the endoplasmic reticulum and the founding member of a family of six highly hydrophobic mammalian proteins named transmembrane BAX inhibitor motif containing (TMBIM) 1-6 with BI-1 being TMBIM6....
María-Soledad Valera et al.
Retrovirology, 12, 53-53 (2015-06-25)
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) has evolved a complex strategy to overcome the immune barriers it encounters throughout an organism thanks to its viral infectivity factor (Vif), a key protein for HIV-1 infectivity and in vivo pathogenesis. Vif interacts...

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