Leading the way to safer medication

ATC Group: A09AB01 Glutamic acid hydrochloride

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Translations

Language
Translation
  English
Glutamic acid hydrochloride

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
5
A09AB01
Glutamic acid hydrochloride

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description

Glutamic acid is a non-essential aminoacid used in biosynthesis of proteins. Besides being a building block of proteins, glutamic acid plays a principal role in neural activation. Glutamate is also responsible for the umami (savory) flavor of certain foods. In medicine, glutamate is used as a metabolic supplemnet in patients undergoing coronary surgery.