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Betaine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Betaine
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.877.883.077
D02.675.276.125
Unique ID
D001622
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001622
Scope Note
A naturally occurring compound that has been of interest for its role in osmoregulation. As a drug, betaine hydrochloride has been used as a source of hydrochloric acid in the treatment of hypochlorhydria. Betaine has also been used in the treatment of liver disorders, for hyperkalemia, for homocystinuria, and for gastrointestinal disturbances. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1341)
Entry Term(s)
Acidin-Pepsin
Betaine Hydrochloride
C.B.B.
Citrate de Bétaïne Beaufour
Citrate de Bétaïne UPSA
Cystadane
Glycine Betaine
Hepastyl
Lycine
Novobetaine
Oxyneurine
Scorbo-bétaïne
Stea-16
Pharm Action
Gastrointestinal Agents
Lipotropic Agents
Registry Number
3SCV180C9W
Related Numbers
107-43-7
590-46-5
JK8U8K4D6K
CAS Type 1 Name
Methanaminium, 1-carboxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-, inner salt
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Betaine Preferred
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