Monoammonium glutamate

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Monoammonium glutamate
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Names
IUPAC name
Azanium 4-amino-5-hydroxy-5-oxopentanoate
Other names
Ammonium glutamate
Identifiers
  • 15673-81-1 checkY
3D model (JSmol)
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ECHA InfoCard 100.028.589 Edit this at Wikidata
E number E624 (flavour enhancer)
  • InChI=1S/C5H9NO4.H3N/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8;/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10);1H3 checkY
    Key: PHKGGXPMPXXISP-UHFFFAOYSA-N checkY
  • InChI=1/C5H9NO4.H3N/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8;/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10);1H3
    Key: PHKGGXPMPXXISP-UHFFFAOYAV
  • O=C([O-])CCC(N)C(=O)O.[NH4+]
Properties
C5H12N2O4
Molar mass 164.161 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Monoammonium glutamate is a compound with formula NH4C5H8NO4. It is an ammonium acid salt of glutamic acid.

It has the E number E624 and is used as a flavor enhancer.

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