Calcium guanylate

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Calcium guanylate
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Names
Other names
5'-Guanylic acid calcium salt
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
E number E629 (flavour enhancer)
UNII
Properties
C10H12CaN5O8P
Molar mass 401.285 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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Calcium guanylate is a compound with formula Ca(C10H12O4N5PO4). It is the calcium salt of guanylic acid.[1] It is present in all living cells as part of RNA, and is commercially prepared from yeast extract or fish.

As a food additive, it is used as a flavor enhancer, particularly low-salt products[1] and has the E number E629.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Food-Info.net : E-numbers : E629 : Calcium guanylate". www.food-info.net. Retrieved 2020-04-02.