L-Glutamic Acid

L-Glutamic Acid

Chemical Name:L-Glutamic acid (S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid
Molecular Formula:C5H9NO4
Molecular Weight:147.13
Cas No: [56-86-0]
Appearance:White crystalline powder, fairly hygroscopic, dissolves readily in water.
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Glutamic acid is the most common excitatoryneurotransmitter in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. D-glutamic acid is an optically active form of glutamic acidhaving D-configuration. It has a role as an Escherichia colimetabolite and a mouse metabolite.

Glutamic acid (symbol Glu or E) is an α-amino acid that is used by almost all living beings in thebiosynthesis of proteins. It is non-essential in humans, meaning the body can synthesize it. It is also anexcitatory neurotransmitter, in fact the most abundant one, in the vertebrate nervous system.

Chemical Name: L-Glutamic acid (S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid

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White crystalline powder, fairly hygroscopic, dissolves readily in water.

Quality Standards:

AJI92 etc.


Specifications (AJI92 )


White crystalline powder

Assay , % 99.0~100.5

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L-Glutamic acid (S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid

The Characteristics and Uses:

L-Glutamic acid is one of the important products the amino acid series. It is widely used in medical, chemical and food industries.   
  A. Main Uses in medicine: It is used for one of materials of essential factor meals as dietary supplement on clinical use and used as one of components in the composition of amino acid infusion. And it can be used as a supplement brain preparation of mental disorder and low intallect children, also used to treat epilepsy hypertension and memory hinder etc.
  B. Main Uses in food field: It can be used as a salt substitute, a dietary supplement and a flavor enhancer and used as a preventive agent for forming magnesium ammonium phosphate crystal in marine product, tins of shrimps and crabs etc.

Package and Transport:

With round paperboard drum 25kgs per drum.

Handle with care. Protect the product from sunshine or rain. Do not transport them together with poisonous or harmful goods. This product belongs to the non-dangerous category and can be transported as a general chemical product.


Stored in dry, clean and ventilated places. In order to avoid pollution, it is prohibited to place this product together with poisonous or harmful substances. The expiry date is for two years.
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