CHEBI:15710 - betaine aldehyde

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ChEBI Name betaine aldehyde
ChEBI ID CHEBI:15710
Definition A quaternary ammonium ion that is nitrogen substituted by three methyl groups and a 2-oxoethyl group. It is an intermediate in the metabolism of amino acids like glycine, serine and threonine.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3074, CHEBI:41256, CHEBI:22859, CHEBI:13896
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Formula C5H12NO
Net Charge +1
Average Mass 102.15490
InChI InChI=1S/C5H12NO/c1-6(2,3)4-5-7/h5H,4H2,1-3H3/q+1
InChIKey SXKNCCSPZDCRFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [H]C(=O)C[N+](C)(C)C
Metabolite of Species Details
Escherichia coli (NCBI:562) See: PubMed
Aspergillus fumigatus (NCBI:746128) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
Aspergillus metabolite
Any fungal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in the mould, Aspergillus .
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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Outgoing betaine aldehyde (CHEBI:15710) has role Aspergillus metabolite (CHEBI:76956)
betaine aldehyde (CHEBI:15710) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
betaine aldehyde (CHEBI:15710) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
betaine aldehyde (CHEBI:15710) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
betaine aldehyde (CHEBI:15710) is a quaternary ammonium ion (CHEBI:35267)
IUPAC Name
N,N,N-trimethyl-2-oxoethanaminium
Synonyms Sources
BETAINE ALDEHYDE PDBeChem
Betaine aldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
betaine aldehyde UniProt
glycine betaine aldehyde ChEBI
Database Links Databases
Betaine_aldehyde Wikipedia
BTL PDBeChem
C00576 KEGG COMPOUND
DB04401 DrugBank
HMDB01252 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1748566 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1748566 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
7418-61-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
7418-61-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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11 November 2014