Agent Name

Glutamine

CAS Number

56-85-9

Formula

C5-H10-N2-O3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(S)-2,5-Diamino-5-oxopentanoic acid; 2,5-Diamino-5-oxopentanoic acid, (S)-; 2-Aminoglutaramic acid; 2-Aminoglutaramic acid, L-; Cebrogen; Glavamin; Glumin; Glumin (amino acid); Glutamic acid 5-amide; Glutamic acid amide; L-(+)-Glutamine; L-2-Aminoglutaramidic acid; L-Glutamic acid gamma-amide; L-Glutamide; L-Glutamine; Levoglutamid; Levoglutamida [INN-Spanish]; Levoglutamide; Levoglutamidum [INN-Latin]; Miglu-P; Nutrestore; Pentanoic acid, 2,5-diamino-5-oxo-, (S)-; Saforis; Stimulina; Glutamine, L-; [ChemIDplus] Gln; Q; Levoglutamina; [Merck Index]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Opaque solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A non-essential amino acid; [Merck Index] Used as a flavoring agent and nutritional supplement for foods; [FDA]

Comments

Causes effects on food intake, changes in the spleen, proteinuria, and other changes in urine composition in oral repeated-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.9E-8 mm Hg

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