Monosodium Glutamate, illustration

Monosodium Glutamate, illustration

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Caption: Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, a naturally occurring nonessential amino acid. It is widely used as a flavour enhancer in foods. Although generally considered safe, it does appear to cause adverse reactions in some people.

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Keywords: amino acid, chemistry, flavour enhancer, food additive, glutamic acid, illustration, molecular model, molecule, monosodium glutamate, msg, nonessential amino acid, salt, seasoning, sodium glutamate, sodium salt

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