Chemical Component Summary

NameGAMMA-L-GLUTAMIC ACID
SynonymsL-GLUTAMIC ACID
Identifiers(2S)-2-azanylpentanedioic acid
FormulaC5 H9 N O4
Molecular Weight147.129
TypeL-GAMMA-PEPTIDE, C-DELTA LINKING
Isomeric SMILESC(CC(=O)O)[C@@H](C(=O)O)N
InChIInChI=1S/C5H9NO4/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t3-/m0/s1
InChIKeyWHUUTDBJXJRKMK-VKHMYHEASA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count19
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count18
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00142 
NameGlutamic acid
Groups
  • nutraceutical
  • approved
DescriptionA peptide that is a homopolymer of glutamic acid.
Synonyms
  • L-Glutaminic acid
  • (S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid
  • L-Glutamate
  • Glutamic acid hydrochloride
  • L-Glutamic acid
Brand Names
  • Kabiven
  • Primene 10%-liq IV
  • Plenamine
  • Stomach Aid-digestive Aid
  • Glutamic Acid HCl Cap 325mg
IndicationConsidered to be nature's "Brain food" by improving mental capacities; helps speed the healing of ulcers; gives a "lift" from fatigue; helps control alcoholism, schizophrenia and the craving for sugar.
Categories
  • Acid Preparations
  • Alimentary Tract and Metabolism
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Acidic
  • Amino Acids, Dicarboxylic
ATC-CodeA09AB01
CAS number56-86-0

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 1MVGLLLFFFPAIFLEVSLLPRSPGRKVLLAGASSQRSVARMDGDVIIGAL...unknown
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 4MPGKRGLGWWWARLPLCLLLSLYGPWMPSSLGKPKGHPHMNSIRIDGDIT...unknown
Glutamate receptor ionotropic, kainate 4MPRVSAPLVLLPAWLVMVACSPHSLRIAAILDDPMECSRGERLSITLAKN...unknown
Glutamate receptor ionotropic, kainate 5MPAELLLLLIVAFASPSCQVLSSLRMAAILDDQTVCGRGERLALALAREQ...unknown
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 7MVQLRKLLRVLTLMKFPCCVLEVLLCALAAAARGQEMYAPHSIRIEGDVT...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
Pharos CHEMBL575060
PubChem 88747398, 33032, 44272391
ChEMBL CHEMBL575060
ChEBI CHEBI:53374, CHEBI:16015
CCDC/CSD LGLUTA02, LGLUTA03, ZZZBUS01, JOGLOJ, FACXIR, ZARBOM, JEJVIE, BEZQEE, LGLUTA, UCAJEN, DUSMAF, GUHLUR, JEMNOF