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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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Figure 1-15 shows the effect of exogenous application of proline and glycine betaine on plant height, shoot and root fresh and dry weight, shoot, Chl a, Chl b, total Chl, protein, total free amino acids, NRA, sodium, calcium, potassium of brassica under saline and nonsaline conditions.
Sakamoto A, Murata N (2002) The role of glycine betaine in the protection of plants from stress: clues from transgenic plant.
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Improved tolerance to salinity and low temperature in transgenic tobacco producing glycine betaine. J.
Glycine betaine contents were measured according to the method proposed by Grieve and Grattan (1983).
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Proline and content Glycine betaine (GB) of leaves: Proline was measured by the method of (Bates et al.
Naturally occurring quaternary ammonium compounds including choline, glycine betaine and carnitine, found in many microbial environments, which have different biological functions.
Effects of dietary glycine betaine on pork quality in different muscle types.