Monopotassium glutamate

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Monopotassium glutamate
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Identifiers
CAS number 540778-10-7 YesY
PubChem 23669634
ChemSpider 13228 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C5H8KNO4
Molar mass 185.22 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Monopotassium glutamate (MPG) is a compound with formula KC5H8NO4. It is a potassium acid salt of glutamic acid.

It has the E number E622 and is used in foods as a flavor enhancer. It is a non-sodium MSG alternative.