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12-0880 Sigma-Aldrich

L-Glutamic acid

JIS special grade, ≥99.0%

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

  • CAS Number 56-86-0

  • Linear Formula HO2CCH2CH2CH(NH2)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 147.13

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1723801

  •  EC Number 200-293-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00002634

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749615

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Properties

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grade   JIS special grade
assay   ≥99.0%
form   crystalline
availability   available only in Japan
application(s)   peptide synthesis: suitable
mp   205 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 8.64 g/L at 25 °C
density   1.54 g/cm3 at 20 °C
SMILES string   N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C5H9NO4/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t3-/m0/s1
InChI key   WHUUTDBJXJRKMK-VKHMYHEASA-N

Description

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

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