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G8540

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Glutamine

meets USP testing specifications, suitable for cell culture, 99.0-101.0%, from non-animal source

Synonym(s):
(S)-2,5-Diamino-5-oxopentanoic acid, L-Glutamic acid 5-amide, Levoglutamide
Linear Formula:
H2NCOCH2CH2CH(NH2)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
146.14
Beilstein:
1723797
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160406
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

biological source

non-animal source

Quality Level

Agency

meets USP testing specifications

assay

99.0-101.0%

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

color

white

mp

185 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 25 mg/mL

application(s)

agriculture

SMILES string

N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10N2O3/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H2,7,8)(H,9,10)/t3-/m0/s1

InChI key

ZDXPYRJPNDTMRX-VKHMYHEASA-N

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Application

L-Glutamine has been used as one of the components for the preparation of calcium-free mCZB medium. It has also been used as a supplement in a culture medium for rat hippocampal slices.

Packaging

10 mg in glass bottle
25, 100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glutamine provides the necessary nitrogen, carbon and the reducing equivalents required for cell growth and division during cell culture. L-Glutamic acid aids the incorporation of NH4+ into biomolecules.
L-Glutamine is an essential amino acid that is a crucial component of culture media that serves as a major energy source for cells in culture. L-Glutamine is very stable as a dry powder and as a frozen solution. In liquid media or stock solutions, however, L-glutamine degrades relatively rapidly. Optimal cell performance usually requires supplementation of the media with L-glutamine prior to use.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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