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Amino Acid Glutamate

  • Chemical Name: L-Glutamic acid
  • CAS No.:56-86-0
  • MF: C5H9NO4
  • MW: 147.13
  • Purity: >98% or As customer requested
  • Color: White
  • Chemical Properties: Off-White to Pale Yellow Solid
  • Water Solubility: 7.5 g/L (20 ºC)
  • Product Categories: Fine chemicals; amino acid; chemicals; pharmaceutical intermediate; APIs
  • Test method: HPLC


What is Amino Acid Glutamate?

Amino acid glutamate is one of the most plentiful of the amino acids. Notwithstanding its job in protein structure, it assumes basic parts in nourishment, digestion and flagging. Post-translational carboxylation of glutamyl deposits builds their proclivity for calcium and assumes a significant part in hemostasis. 

Glutamic acid acid is of essential significance to amino corrosive digestion, yet the extraordinary majority of dietary glutamate is catabolyzed inside the digestive tract. It is essential for the union of key atoms, for example, glutathione and the polyglutamated folate cofactors. It assumes a significant part in flagging. 

Inside the focal sensory system, glutamate is the major excitatory synapse and its item, GABA, the major inhibitory synapse. Glutamic acid acid cooperation with explicit taste cells in the tongue is a significant part of umami taste. The finding of glutamate receptors all through the gastrointestinal lot has opened up another vista in glutamate capability. Amino acid glutamate is genuinely a useful amino corrosive.

Basic information   

Product Name: L-Glutamic acid

l glutamate; glutaton; l glutaminic acid; glutamic acid; glutacid

CAS: 56-86-0
MW: 147.13
EINECS: 200-293-7
Product Categories: Fine chemicals; amino acid; chemicals; pharmaceutical intermediate; APIs; Food & Feed ADDITIVES; Amino acids series
Chemical Structure

L-Glutamic acid            

Chemical Properties    

Melting point  205 °C (dec.) (lit.)
alpha  32 º (c=10,2N HCl)
Boiling point  267.21°C (rough estimate)
density  1.54 g/cm3 at 20 °C
refractive index  1.4300 (estimate)
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  1 M HCl: 100 mg/mL
form  powder
pka 2.13(at 25℃)
color  White
PH 3.0-3.5 (8.6g/l, H2O, 25℃)
optical activity [α]20/D +32°, c = 10 in 2 M HCl
Water Solubility  7.5 g/L (20 ºC)
λmax λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.1
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.1
JECFA Number 1420
Merck  14,4469
BRN  1723801
Amino Acid Glutamate Usage And Synthesis      

As an amino acid, amino acid glutamate is utilized to construct proteins, yet it has one more significant occupation as a synapse.

Glutamic acid acid is for the most part packed in the mind and focal sensory system, and capabilities as an “excitatory” synapse.

Similarly as it sounds, an excitatory synapse “energizes” or invigorates cells. Amino acid glutamate conveys messages between nerve cells in the mind and body, and is particularly crucial for mental health, learning and memory.

It’s assessed that over portion of all mind neurotransmitters (where correspondence between nerve cells occurs) discharge amino acid glutamate.

Technical Support & Resources      

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