BioUltra, ≥99.0% (NT)

Oxyneurine, Trimethylglycine, (Carboxymethyl)trimethylammonium inner salt
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≥99.0% (NT)


insoluble matters, passes filter test


methanol: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤200 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤200 mg/kg

cation traces

Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤50 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤100 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg


≤0.05 at 280 nm in methanol at 1 M
≤0.08 at 260 nm in methanol at 1 M

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Betaine has been shown to increase S-adenosylmethionine (SAM) levels and hence, may have a role in diminishing hepatic steatosis. It is an osmolyte which protects cells against environmental stress.
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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Full-length RNA-seq from single cells using Smart-seq2.
Picelli S
Nature Protocols, 9(1), 171-181 (2014)
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The Journal of nutrition, 150(2), 249-255 (2019-09-19)
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