CAS Registry Number:56-40-6
Synonyms:L-Glycine; FEMA No. 3287; Leimzucker; aminoacetic acid; Glicoamin; Padil; Gly; Glyzin; Glycolixir; Glycosthene; 2-Aminoacetic acid; Glycine (JP14/USP); Glycin; Amitone; Glycocoll; Glycine food grade; Aminoacetic acid(Glycine); H-Gly-OH (Physic Grade); H-Gly-OH;
Appearance:white to off-white crystalline powder
Flash Point:145 oC
Biological Activity:One of the major inhibitory neurotransmitters in the mammalian CNS, predominantly active in the spinal cord and brain stem. Also acts as a modulator of excitatory amino acid transmission mediated by NMDA receptors. Also available as part of the NMDA Receptor - Glycine Site Tocriset? .
Stability:Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Usage:Biologically significant amino acid.
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