L-glutamine (chemical formula: C5H10N2O3) is an alpha-amino acid that is one of the 20 amino acids consisting proteins. L-glutamine is a non-essential amino acids and is also the most abundant amino acids in human bodies. It is involved in many important biological processes. For example, it is a building block for the protein synthesis as one key amino acid; it is used in the biosynthesis of urea and purines for nucleic acid synthesis; it is a substrate for the biosynthesis of neurotransmitters; it is also an important sources of cellular energy generation. L-glutamine provides many benefits to the body such as improving gastrointestinal health, aiding the treatment of ulcer and leaky gut, promoting muscle growth, improving diabetes and blood sugar as well as aiding in the treatment of cancer.
L-Glutamine is an essential amino acid that is a crucial component of culture media that serves as a major energy source for cells in culture. L-Glutamine is very stable as a dry powder and as a frozen solution. In liquid media or stock solutions, however, L-glutamine degrades relatively rapidly. Optimal cell performance usually requires supplementation of the media with L-glutamine prior to use.
L-Glutamine is one of the 20 amino acids encoded by the standard
genetic code. Its codons are CAA and CAG. Glutamine is a substance
naturally produced in the body to help regulate cell growth and
function. There may also be man-made versions of these subs
White crystalline powder