CHEBI:16244 - 4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate

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ChEBI Name 4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16244
Definition An amino-acid betaine γ-aminobutyric acid zwitterion in which all of the hydrogens attached to the nitrogen are replaced by methyl groups.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:20484, CHEBI:12047
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Formula C7H15NO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 145.19954
Monoisotopic Mass 145.110
InChI InChI=1S/C7H15NO2/c1-8(2,3)6-4-5-7(9)10/h4-6H2,1-3H3
InChIKey JHPNVNIEXXLNTR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C[N+](C)(C)CCCC([O-])=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Escherichia coli (NCBI:562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate (CHEBI:16244) has functional parent γ-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:30566)
4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate (CHEBI:16244) has functional parent γ-aminobutyric acid zwitterion (CHEBI:59888)
4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate (CHEBI:16244) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate (CHEBI:16244) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate (CHEBI:16244) is a amino-acid betaine (CHEBI:22860)
4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate (CHEBI:16244) is conjugate base of 4-(trimethylammonio)butanoic acid (CHEBI:1941)
Incoming 4-(trimethylammonio)butanoic acid (CHEBI:1941) is conjugate acid of 4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate (CHEBI:16244)
IUPAC Name
4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate
Synonyms Sources
3-Dehydroxycarnitine HMDB
4-(N-trimethylamino)butyrate ChemIDplus
4-butyrobetaine ChemIDplus
Actinine ChemIDplus
butyrobetaine ChemIDplus
deoxycarnitine ChemIDplus
γ-Butyrobetain ChemIDplus
γ-butyrobetaine ChemIDplus
γ-butyrobetaine UniProt
Database Links Databases
ECMDB21336 ECMDB
GAMMA-BUTYROBETAINE MetaCyc
HMDB06831 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3538300 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
3538300 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
407-64-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
3148329 PubMed citation Europe PMC
398096 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
29 January 2015