trimethylamine


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Related to trimethylamine: Trimethylamine oxide, Trimethylamine N-oxide

trimethylamine

[trī¦meth·ə·lə¦mēn]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)3N A colorless, liquefied gas with a fishy odor and a boiling point of -4°C; soluble in water, ether, and alcohol; used as a warning agent for natural gas, a flotation agent, and insect attractant. Abbreviated TMA.
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In this study, copper(II) acetate and trimethylamine were used in the synthesis, and deprotonation occurred.
Dioxin-like pollutants increase hepatic flavin containing monooxygenase (FMO3) expression to promote synthesis of the pro-atherogenic nutrient biomarker trimethylamine N-oxide from dietary precursors.
KOR-2 used [H.sub.2]/C[O.sub.2] and sodium formate (50 mM) but was unable to metabolize sodium acetate, methanol, trimethylamine, 2-propanol, and isobutanol as substrates for growth and methane production.
Trimethylamine is a non-protein nitrogenous compound, and is responsible for further fish degradation.
Dead fish is a dead ringer for trimethylamine oxidase deficiency, garlic could be arsenic poisoning, horse-like (often described as mouse-like or musty) could be phenylketonuria, rancid butter is likely hypermethionemia and hypertryrsinemia.
We also observed in WT exposed females lower choline levels and its main metabolites, tri- methylamine and trimethylamine oxide, which are both derived from dietary choline fermentation by commensal bacteria than in WT females fed control chow (Craciun and Balskus 2012).
The resultant membrane was immersed in 30 wt% trimethylamine (TMA) solution for 24 h to introduce quaternary groups into the membrane, the membrane was put into 1 M KOH solution for 24 h, and the alkaline QPSF membrane was obtained.
Markers of lavender extract administration included alanine, glutamine, serine, valine, isobutyrate, glucose, carnitine, isoleucine, pantothenate, asparagine, trimethylamine, glycolate, methionine, citrate and acetate.
While the food bait used in Texas and Florida programs is a dry synthetic blend of food attractants (ammonium acetate and putrescine alone or in combination with trimethylamine), the food bait used in the California fruit fly detection system is an aqueous solution of hydrolyzed torula yeast-borax pellets (Burditt 1982; Scentry Biologicals Inc., Billings, Montana, USA).
However, it may accumulate in some species such as cod, Pacific hake, Pollack, and haddock during the frozen storage as a result of the difference in the levels of trimethylamine oxide and its degradation [8].
There are certain bacteria within the gut microflora that further breakdown the carnitine and choline found in animal products to trimethylamine (TMA).