betaine


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betaine

[′bēd·ə‚ēn]
(organic chemistry)
C5H11O2N An alkaloid; very soluble in water, soluble in ethyl alcohol and methanol; the hydrochloride is used as a source of hydrogen chloride and in medicine. Also known as lycine; oxyneurine.
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Betaine was extracted from the processed samples, and then reinecke's salt was added into the extracting solution, the generated crystal was dissolved in 70% acetone and the solution was measured at 525 nm.
The expert experiences discussed in the articles stress several allergens that can be present in a variety of personal care products, including fragrances, methylchloroisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone, balsam of Peru, benzalkonium chloride, lanolin, cocamidopropyl betaine, formaldehyde, and propylene glycol.
Betaine, with the chemical shift of 3.26 ppm and the highest VIP value among each OPLS-DA model, was considered as the most predominant biomarker associated with liver damage or restoration regulations.
Women in the experimental groups were treated with a capsule preparation of the B group vitamins and NAC, as well as boswellia 50mg, myo-inosotol 200mg and betaine 175mg.
Glycine betaine contents were measured according to the method proposed by Grieve and Grattan (1983).
Although L-carnitine and betaine can be synthesized in humans, the intake of these compounds from food could be advantageous for maintaining or improving health.
The demand for betaine has increased significantly in recent years.
A total of five isoproteic (50%) and isolipidic (11%) diets were prepared: (i) Control--FM-based diet, (ii) SBM40 -diet with 40% fish meal protein replaced by dehulled and defatted SBM protein, (iii) BET05, (iv) BET10, and (v) BET15 --diet with 40% of SBM protein supplemented with betaine in the amounts of 0.5%, 1.0% and 1.5% of the diet's total weight, respectively).
[USPRwire, Tue Nov 11 2014] Betaine is a nutrient produced from sugar beet molasses and finds uses in many applications in the Food and Feed industries.