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1065709 USP

Betaine hydrochloride

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: (Carboxymethyl)trimethylammonium hydrochloride

  • CAS Number 590-46-5

  • Linear Formula (CH3)3N+CH2COOH · Cl-

  • Molecular Weight 153.61

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3916181

  •  MDL number MFCD00011903

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329748929

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
mfr. no.   USP
mp   241-242 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   [Cl-].C[N+](C)(C)CC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C5H11NO2.ClH/c1-6(2,3)4-5(7)8;/h4H2,1-3H3;1H
InChI key   HOPSCVCBEOCPJZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... BHMT(635), BHMT2(23743)

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.  ​

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
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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