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56-86-0 - L-Glutamic acid, 99+% - L-2-Aminoglutaric acid - H-Glu-OH - A15031 - Alfa Aesar

A15031 L-Glutamic acid, 99+%

CAS Number
56-86-0
Synonyms
L-2-Aminoglutaric acid
H-Glu-OH

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 17.32
500g 29.77
1000g 48.20
5000g 167.40
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L-Glutamic acid, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00002634
EINECS
200-293-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H9NO4
Formula Weight
147.13
Melting point
189-192° dec.
Density
1.525
Solubility
It is very slightly soluble in cold water.

Applications

It is used as a chiral building-block in the synthesis of the (S)-isomer of -butyrolactone-4-carboxylic acid.  L-Glutamic acid is widely used in fields of medicine, food processing, industry, etc.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents. Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Literature References

Watkins.; Evans.  Excitatory amino acid transmitters. Annu.Rev.Pharmacol.Toxicol. 1981, 165, (21), 354-362.

Monaghan et al . The excitatory amino acid receptors: their classes, pharmacology and distinct properties in the function of the central nervous system. Annu.Rev.Pharmacol.Toxicol. 1989, 365, (29), 382-385.

For use as a chiral building-block in the synthesis of the (S)-isomer of -butyrolactone-4-carboxylic acid, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 7, 99 (1990):

For the differential protection of the ɑ-carboxyl group of N-protected glutamic acid by reaction with formaldehyde to form the cyclic 5-oxazolidinone, see: Synthesis, 542 (1989).

Other References

Merck
14,4469
Beilstein
1723801
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.42
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LZ9700000

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