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1065695 USP

Betaine

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: (Carboxymethyl)trimethylammonium inner salt, Oxyneurine, Trimethylglycine

  • CAS Number 107-43-7

  • Linear Formula (CH3)3N+CH2COO-

  • Molecular Weight 117.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3537113

  •  MDL number MFCD00012123

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329748928

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
mfr. no.   USP
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   C[N+](C)(C)CC([O-])=O
InChI   1S/C5H11NO2/c1-6(2,3)4-5(7)8/h4H2,1-3H3
InChI key   KWIUHFFTVRNATP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.
For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

End-product of oxidative metabolism of choline, betaine is a general methyl donor, in particular in a minor pathway of methionine biosynthesis. It is used to treat homocystinuria, which is a defect in the major pathway of methionine biosynthesis.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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