CHEBI:17750 - glycine betaine

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ChEBI Name glycine betaine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17750
Definition The amino acid betaine derived from glycine.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3073, CHEBI:13895, CHEBI:24370, CHEBI:27128, CHEBI:22858, CHEBI:29050, CHEBI:15264
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Formula C5H11NO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 117.14638
InChI InChI=1S/C5H11NO2/c1-6(2,3)4-5(7)8/h4H2,1-3H3
InChIKey KWIUHFFTVRNATP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C[N+](C)(C)CC([O-])=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) Found in human blood serum samples. See: MetaboLights Study
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fundamental metabolite
Any metabolite produced by all living cells.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing glycine betaine (CHEBI:17750) has role fundamental metabolite (CHEBI:78675)
glycine betaine (CHEBI:17750) is a amino-acid betaine (CHEBI:22860)
glycine betaine (CHEBI:17750) is a glycine derivative (CHEBI:24373)
glycine betaine (CHEBI:17750) is conjugate base of N,N,N-trimethylglycinium (CHEBI:41139)
Incoming N,N,N-trimethylglycinium (CHEBI:41139) is conjugate acid of glycine betaine (CHEBI:17750)
IUPAC Name
(trimethylammonio)acetate
Synonyms Sources
(trimethylammoniumyl)acetate IUPAC
1-carboxy-N,N,N-trimethylmethanaminium inner salt NIST Chemistry WebBook
2-N,N,N-trimethylammonio acetate ChEBI
abromine ChemIDplus
acidol ChEBI
Bet ChEBI
betaine UniProt
Betaine KEGG COMPOUND
Glycine betaine KEGG COMPOUND
N,N,N-trimethylammonioacetate IUPAC
N,N,N-Trimethylglycine KEGG COMPOUND
Trimethylaminoacetate KEGG COMPOUND
Trimethylammonioacetate KEGG COMPOUND
trimethylglycine ChEBI
trimethylglycocoll ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
BET PDBeChem
BETAINE MetaCyc
C00007291 KNApSAcK
C00719 KEGG COMPOUND
D07523 KEGG DRUG
HMDB00043 HMDB
Trimethylglycine Wikipedia
YMDB01516 YMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
107-43-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
107-43-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
107-43-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
26434 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
3537113 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
3537113 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
30 April 2015
General Comment
2011-04-27 A metabolite of choline.