MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE - (32221-81-1)

Introduction

Name: monosodium glutamate; MSG; sodium 2-aminopentanedioate
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 32221-81-1
Chemical Formula: C5H8NNaO4
Molar Mass: 169.11109 g
Mass Percent: C 35.511 %; H 4.7681 %; N 8.2825 %; Na 13.594 %; O 37.843 % 

Classification

• organic

Uses/Function

• "Monosodium glutamate, MSG, is a common food additive..." 1

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For More Information

Sources

(1) - Kotz, John C. and Purcell, Keith F. Chemlstry and Chemlcal Reactivity, 2nd ed.; CBS College Publishing: New York. NY, 1987; p 99.