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L Glutamic Acid

CAS NO: 56-86-0


L-Glutamic Acid is a non-essential amino acid and one of the most abundant amino acids found in nature. Its chemical formula is C5H9NO4. L-Glutamic Acid plays a key role in the metabolism of amino acids and is involved in a variety of physiological processes in the body, including the synthesis of proteins, the production of energy, and the regulation of the immune system. It is also a precursor to the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), which is important for regulating neuronal activity in the brain. L-Glutamic Acid is commonly used as a flavor enhancer in the food industry and as a dietary supplement. It is also used in the production of certain types of drugs, such as anticancer agents and antiepileptic medications.

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