Monosodium glutamate

Monosodium glutamate (MSG, kent as sodium glutamate an aw) is the sodium saut o glutamic acid, ane o the maist abundant naiturally occurrin non-essential amino acids.[Manuf. 1] Glutamate is found in tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, tattiees, puddock stuils, an ither vegetables an fruits.[1]

Monosodium glutamate
Chemical composeetion o monosodium glutamate
Structure o monosodium glutamate
Crystalline monosodium glutamate
Names
IUPAC name
Sodium 2-aminopentanedioate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
EC Nummer 205-538-1
UNII
Properties
C5H8NO4Na
Molar mass 169.111 g/mol
Appearance White crystalline powder
Meltin pynt 232 °C (450 °F; 505 K)
74 g/100 mL
Hazards
NFPA 704
Flammability code 0: Will nae burn. E.g., watterHealth code 0: Exposur unner fire condeetions would offer no hazard beyond that o ordinary combustible material. E.g., sodium chlorideReactivity code 0: Normally stable, even unner fire exposur condeetions, an is nae reactive wi watter. E.g., liquid nitrogenSpecial hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
0
0
0
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
15800 mg/kg (oral, rat)[Gov. 1]
Except whaur itherwise notit, data are gien for materials in thair staundart state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

ReferencesEedit

  1. Specter, Michael (3 November 2014). "What's So Bad About Gluten?". New Yorker magazine. Retrieved 28 October 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

GovrenmentEedit

  1. "Monosodium glutamate NF". NLM.NIH.gov. U.S. National Library of Medicine, ChemIDplus. Retrieved 11 August 2014.

Manufacturers an suppliersEedit

  1. Ninomiya K, Technical Committee , Umami Manufacturers Association of Japan (1998). "Natural occurrence". Food Reviews International. 14 (2 & 3): 177–211. doi:10.1080/87559129809541157.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)