Monosodium glutamate. Flavor enhancer
Name: Monosodium glutamate
Synonyms: Glutamate sodium, monosodium glutamate
Cleanliness: Clean min. 99%
Chemical formula: C5H8NNaO4
The compound of monosodium glutamate was isolated by prof. Kikunae Ikeda from kombu seaweed.
Monosodium glutamate, also known as MSG, contains 3 times less sodium than it is found in table salt.
Monosodium glutamate has been used in Asian cuisine for thousands of years. In the past, until the discovery of the production of this amino acid on an industrial scale, it was obtained from the Japanese leaflet - high-protein seaweed served in the form of so-called. kombu.