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Gamma-Glutamylmethylamide



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gamma-Glutamylmethylamide
IUPAC name 2-amino-5-(methylamino)-5-oxopentanoic acid
Other names N-methyl-L-glutamine
Identifiers
CAS number 3081-62-7
SMILES OC([C@H](CCC(NC)=O)N)=O
Properties
Molecular formula C6H12N2O3
Molar mass 160.17 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Additional recommended knowledge

gamma-Glutamylmethylamide, also known as GMA, N-methyl-L-glutamine, and Metheanine, is an amino acid found in green tea,[1] which is structurally related to L-theanine and L-glutamine.

GMA has been shown to be an effective hypotonic, more so than L-theanine.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Yokogoshi H, Kobayashi M. (1998). "Hypotensive effect of gamma-glutamylmethylamide in spontaneously hypertensive rats.". Life Sci. 62 (12): 1065–8. PMID 9519808.


 
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