Agent Name

D-Glutamic acid

CAS Number

6893-26-1

Formula

C5-H9-N-O4

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Glutamic acid D-form; D-2-Aminopentanedioic acid; R-(-)-Glutamic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Shinny solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Glutamic acid is a non-essential amino acid and excitatory neurotransmitter; Used as a nutritional supplement; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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