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Glycine

Abbreviation

Gly

Chemical Name

Aminoacetic Acid

Chemical Formula

C2H5NO2

Molecular Weight

75.07

Nitrogen Content

18.66%

CAS Number

56-40-6

Conforms To

USP, EP, JP

Solubility

Freely soluble in water

Assay

98.5 to 101.0%

Description

White crystals or crystalline powder; sweet taste

Country of Origin

USA: Sourced by Ajinomoto

Manufacturing Process

Enzymatic

Packaging

1 Kg, 10 Kg poly pail, 50 Kg fiber drum

Additional Information

Glycine, a non-essential amino acid, is a component of antioxidant glutathione and is used in pharmaceuticals for treating eczema and dermatitis. It is found in parenteral and enteral nutrition and in many foods as a seasoning or natural preservative due to its antimicrobial properties.

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