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Monosodium Glutamate - 80 Mesh

Monosodium Glutamate - 80 Mesh
Monosodium Glutamate - 80 Mesh
Product Code : 27
Product Description

Description :

MSG (40-80 Mesh) also know as monosodium glutanate, is the sodium slat of glutamic acid. Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is a salt added to foods to enhance flavor.  This additive helps to bring out natural flavors that make foods taste their best.  MSG is made from starch, corn sugar, or molasses from sugar cane or sugar beets and is produced by a natural fermentation process that has been used over time to make foods like beer, vinegar, and yogurt. 

Identification :

Synonyms : isobutyl Glutamic acid, monosodium salt

CAS No. : 142-47-2 

Chemical Formula : C5H8NO4Na

Applications :

MSG, is a sodium salt of an amino acid (L-glutamic acid). It is a white crystalline substance soluble in water and alcohol; practically odorless. MSG is used to intensify flavours of foods. It is produced by a bacterial fermentation process with starch or molasses as carbon sources and ammonium salts as nitrogen sources (Steffen process). MSG is not a direct taste enhancer but a complex flavour enhancer for gravies, meats, poultry, sauces, and in other combinations. It is also used to enhance the taste of tobacco and has been used medically to treat hepatic coma.