OBO ID: CHEBI:15710
Term Name: betaine aldehyde Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • BETAINE ALDEHYDE
  • glycine betaine aldehyde
  • N,N,N-trimethyl-2-oxoethanaminium
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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Ontology: Chebi
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