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L-Glutamine, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Involved in many metabolic processes and regulates acid-base balance in the kidney. It is an important amino acid for the incorporation of ammonium ions into biomolecules. It is a vital component of culture media that serves as a major energy source for cells in culture.

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A1420118

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Catalog No. AAA1420118



Description

Description

Applications
L-Glutamine is involved in many metabolic processes and regulates acid-base balance in the kidney. It is an important amino acid for the incorporation of ammonium ions into biomolecules. It is a vital component of culture media that serves as a major energy source for cells in culture. As a component in oral supplementation, it is useful for patients who have advanced stages of cancer to reverse cachexia (i.e. muscle wasting). It is also used for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a urinary condition called cystinuria, sickle cell anemia and for alcohol withdrawal support. It finds applications in patients with HIV (AIDS) to prevent weight loss.

Solubility
Soluble in water, dimethyl sulfoxide and ethanol. Insoluble in methanol, ether, benzene, acetone, ethyl acetate and chloroform.

Notes
Moisture and light sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with moisture and strong oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Specifications

L-Glutamine
99%
l-glutamine, glutamine, levoglutamide, l-+-glutamine, glutamic acid amide, h-gln-oh, stimulina, cebrogen, glumin, levoglutamid
C(CC(=O)N)C(C(=O)O)N
146.146
CHEBI:18050
50g
56-85-9
C5H10N2O3
ZDXPYRJPNDTMRX-VKHMYHEASA-N
(2S)-2,5-diamino-5-oxopentanoic acid
5961
146.15

Chemical Identifiers

56-85-9
146.146
l-glutamine, glutamine, levoglutamide, l-+-glutamine, glutamic acid amide, h-gln-oh, stimulina, cebrogen, glumin, levoglutamid
CHEBI:18050
C(CC(=O)N)C(C(=O)O)N
C5H10N2O3
ZDXPYRJPNDTMRX-VKHMYHEASA-N
5961
(2S)-2,5-diamino-5-oxopentanoic acid
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