Magnesium diglutamate

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Magnesium diglutamate[1]
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Names
IUPAC name
Magnesium 4-amino-5-hydroxy-5-oxopentanoate
Other names
Magnesium glutamate; E625; Glutamic acid hemimagnesium salt
Identifiers
18543-68-5 YesY
ChemSpider 3306947 YesY
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PubChem 4092622
Properties
C10H16MgN2O8
Molar mass 316.55 g·mol−1
Melting point Tetrahydrate: 130 to 135 °C (266 to 275 °F; 403 to 408 K) (decomposes)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Magnesium diglutamate is a compound with formula Mg(C5H8NO4)2. It is a magnesium acid salt of glutamic acid.

It has the E number E625 and is used in foods as a flavor enhancer.

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