Definition of Betaine in English :

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Betaine meaning in English

Meaning of Betaine in English

Pronunciation of Betaine in English

Betaine pronunciation in English

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Betaine

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1. betaine

a sweet tasting alkaloid that occurs in sugar beets

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Betaine

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noun
1. 
a sweet-tasting alkaloid that occurs in the sugar beet and other plants and in animals. Formula: C5H11NO2
2. (plural)
a group of chemical compounds that resemble betaine and are slightly basic zwitterions

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Betaine

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noun
a crystalline, basic organic compound, (CH3)3NCH2COO, obtained from beet sugar or prepared synthetically

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Betaine

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n.
1. A sweet-tasting crystalline alkaloid, C5H11NO2, found in sugar beets and other plants, used to treat certain metabolic disorders, especially an enzyme defect that causes excessive levels of homocysteine in the blood and urine.
2. Any of several alkaloids with similar structures.

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