Magnesium diglutamate

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Magnesium diglutamate[1]
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IUPAC name
Magnesium 4-amino-5-hydroxy-5-oxopentanoate
Other names
Magnesium glutamate; E625; Glutamic acid hemimagnesium salt
18543-68-5 YesY
ChemSpider 3306947 YesY
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PubChem 4092622
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 otherwise noted, data are 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.