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L-Glutamic acid

99%, FCC

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

  • CAS Number 56-86-0

  • Linear Formula HO2CCH2CH2CH(NH2)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 147.13

  •  FEMA Number 3285

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1723801

  •  EC Number 200-293-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00002634

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901609

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Flavors and Fragrances, G-H, I-N, Kosher Certified Products More...
biological source   corn
grade   Kosher
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.320)
  FDA 21 CFR (182.1045)
InChI Key   WHUUTDBJXJRKMK-VKHMYHEASA-N
assay   99%
optical activity   [α]20/D +32°, c = 10 in 2 M HCl
mp   205 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 8.64 g/L at 25 °C
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   baked
food allergen   no known allergens
Gene Information   human ... CCR2(1231), GRIA1(2890), GRIA2(2891), GRIA4(2893), GRIK1(2897), GRIK2(2898), GRIK3(2899), GRIK5(2901), GRIN2B(2904), GRM2(2912), SLC1A1(6505), SLC1A2(6506)
rat ... Gria1(50592), Grik1(29559), Grik2(54257), Grik4(24406), Grin2a(24409), Grm1(24414), Grm2(24415), Grm3(24416), Grm4(24417), Grm5(24418), Grm6(24419), Grm7(81672), Slc1a2(29482)

Description

General description

L-Glutamic acid is an amino acid mainly used as a flavor enhancer in the food industry. It occurs naturally in kelp. L-Glutamic acid is said to impart umami-like taste in ready-to-drink (RTD) green tea.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10, 25 kg in fiber drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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