Calcium Glycerophosphate

Title: Calcium Glycerophosphate
CAS Registry Number: 27214-00-2
CAS Name: 1,2,3-Propanetriol, mono(dihydrogen phosphate) calcium salt (1:1)
Additional Names: calcium glycerinophosphate; calcium phosphoglycerate
Trademarks: Neurosin
Molecular Formula: C3H7CaO6P
Molecular Weight: 210.14
Percent Composition: C 17.15%, H 3.36%, Ca 19.07%, O 45.68%, P 14.74%
Literature References: Three isomers exist: The b-glycerophosphoric acid calcium salt, D(+)- and L(-)-a-glycerophosphoric acid calcium salt. Commercial product is a mixture of calcium b- and DL-a-glycerophosphates: Toal, Phillips, J. Pharm. Pharmacol. 1, 869 (1949). Prepn of the calcium salt of the a- and b-acids: King, Pyman, J. Chem. Soc. 105, 1238 (1914); Toal, Phillips, loc. cit. Sepn of the a-acid from b- and polyglycerophosphoric acids via the a-acid calcium salt: Carrara, IT 460219 (1950), C.A. 46, 5077a (1952). Protective action against demineralization of dental enamel: T. H. Grenby, J. M. Bull, Caries Res. 14, 210 (1980).
Properties: Commercial product, fine, odorless, almost tasteless, slightly hygroscopic powder; dec >170°. Sol in about 50 parts water; almost insol in alc, boiling water. Soly in water is increased by citric or lactic acid. The aq soln is alkaline.
Derivative Type: Mixture with calcium lactate
Trademarks: Calphosan (Carlton)
Use: In dentifrices, baking powder, as food stabilizer.
Therap-Cat: Calcium and phosphorus source. Tonic.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Has been used as dietary supplement.
Keywords: Replenishers/Supplements; Phosphorus.
Calcium Hexafluorosilicate Calcium Hydride Calcium Hypochlorite Calcium Hypophosphite Calcium Iodate