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142-47-2 - L-Glutamic acid monosodium salt - Monosodium glutamate - (S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid - J63424 - Alfa Aesar

J63424 L-Glutamic acid monosodium salt

CAS Number
142-47-2
Synonyms
Monosodium glutamate
(S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 36.98
25g 56.96
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L-Glutamic acid monosodium salt

MDL
MFCD00013074
EINECS
205-538-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H8NNaO4
Formula Weight
169.11
Form
Powder
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ether.

Applications

L-Glutamic acid monosodium salt is used as a flavor enhancer, swine feed additive as well as to improve the taste of bitter drugs. It is used therapeutically to reduce blood ammonia levels. It serves as an excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter, which is an agonist at glur and NMDA receptors. Further, it is used to reduce the intake of sodium.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Jiang, L.; Pei, H.; Hu, W.; Ji, Y.; Han, L.; Ma, G. The feasibility of using complex wastewater from a monosodium glutamate factory to cultivate Spirulina subsalsa and accumulate biochemical composition. Bioresour. Technol. 2015, 180, 304-310.

Matoušková, P.; Bártíková, H.; Boušová, I.; Levorová, L.; Szotáková, B.; Skálová, L. Drug-Metabolizing and Antioxidant Enzymes in Monosodium L-Glutamate Obese Mice. Drug Metab. Dispos. 2015, 43 (2), 258-265.

Other References

Merck
14,6254
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.42
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MA1578000

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