Synonyms: Ala-Gln; Glutamine-S
CAS No.: 39537-23-0
Ala-Gln is a dipeptide with a glutamine amino group joined to an alanyl residue. It has excellent stability and is readily soluble in aqueous solutions.
Glutamine supplies nutritional requirements, improves intestinal health and enhances the immune system. Glutamine is also being used in a variety of clinical studies ranging from cancer treatment, radiation and chemotherapy to treatment of shock and more. In biotechnology, L-glutamine is an essential component for mammalian cell culture medium.