Cupric Bisglycinate

Title: Cupric Bisglycinate
CAS Registry Number: 13479-54-4
CAS Name: Bis(glycinato-kN,kO)copper
Additional Names: cupric aminoacetate; glycocoll-copper
Trademarks: Copper Chelazome (Albion)
Molecular Formula: C4H8CuN2O4
Molecular Weight: 211.66
Percent Composition: C 22.70%, H 3.81%, Cu 30.02%, N 13.24%, O 30.24%
Literature References: Prepn: J. Mauthner, W. Suida, Monatsh. Chem. 11, 373 (1890); and characterization: H. Ley, Z. Elektrochem. 10, 954 (1904); and isomerization study: K. Tomita, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 34, 280 (1961). Thermodynamics of complex formation: K. P. Anderson et al., Inorg. Chem. 5, 2106 (1966). Kinetics of complex formation: A. F. Pearlmutter, J. Stuehr, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 90, 858 (1968). Clinical evaluation in maintenance of bone mineral density: J. Eaton-Evans et al., J. Trace Elem. Exp. Med. 9, 87 (1996).
Derivative Type: Monohydrate
Properties: Long, deep-blue, rhombic needles. Loses H2O at 123°, chars at 213°, and dec with gas evolution at 228°. Sol in water; slightly sol in alcohol.
Derivative Type: Dihydrate
Properties: Light blue, powdery crystals. Loses one H2O at 103°, remaining H2O at about 140°. Dec with gas evolution at about 225°. Sol in water.
Therap-Cat: Copper supplement.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Nutritional factor. Given parenterally for copper deficiency in ruminants.
Keywords: Replenishers/Supplements; Copper.
Cupric Borate Cupric Bromide Cupric Butyrate Cupric Carbonate, Basic Cupric Chlorate