Agent Name

Polyglutamic acid

CAS Number

25513-46-6

Formula

(C5-H9-N-O4)x-

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Glutamic acid polymer; Poly(alpha-L-glutamic acid); Poly-L-glutamate; alpha-L-Glutamic acid polymer; Glutamic acid, L-, peptides; L-Glutamic acid, homopolymer (9CI); [ChemIDplus] L-Glutamic acid polymer; Poly(L-glutamic acid); L-gamma-Polyglutamic acid; [RTECS] Poly-L-glutamic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Peptide homopolymer of glutamic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Glutamic acid."

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