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L-Glutamic acid

99%

Synonym: (S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid, Glu

  • CAS Number 56-86-0

  • Linear Formula HO2CCH2CH2CH(NH2)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 147.13

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1723801

  •  EC Number 200-293-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00002634

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Properties

InChI Key   WHUUTDBJXJRKMK-VKHMYHEASA-N
assay   99%
optical activity   [α]20/D +31.5°, c = 2 in 5 M HCl
mp   205 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble 140 gm/l at 100 degrees c
  H2O: soluble 21.86 gm/l at 50 degrees c
  H2O: soluble 55.32 gm/l at 75 degrees c
  H2O: soluble 8.64 gm/l at 25 degrees c
  hydrochloric acid: soluble 10% in 1 N, clear, colorless

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

L-Glutamic acid along with l-Lysine is used for preparation of Bifunctional DTPA-like Ligands. L-glutamic acid can stimulate the spontaneous release of [3H] dopamine ( [3H] DA).

Application

L-Glutamic acid has been used as a supplement for selection medium, SORB-TOP-His.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Origin


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