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107-43-7 - Betaine, anhydrous, 98% - (Carboxymethyl)trimethylammonium inner salt - B24397 - Alfa Aesar

B24397 Betaine, anhydrous, 98%

CAS Number
107-43-7
Synonyms
(Carboxymethyl)trimethylammonium inner salt

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 30.80
500g 89.50
2500g 328.00
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Betaine, anhydrous, 98%

MDL
MFCD00012123
EINECS
203-490-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)3NCH2CO2
Formula Weight
117.15
Melting point
>300° dec.
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water and methanol.

Applications

Betaine is an active ingredient in toothpaste to control the symptoms of dryness of the mouth. It is used to treat homocystinuria, which is a defect in the major pathway of methionine biosynthesis. It is also used for boosting the immune system and for improving athletic performance. It is helpful to prevent noncancerous tumors in the colon (colorectal adenomas).

Notes

Hygroscopic. Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Kapustin, E. A.; Minkov, V. S.; E. V. Boldyreva, E. V. Sarcosine and betaine crystals upon cooling: structural motifs unstable at high pressure become stable at low temperatures. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17 (5), 3534-3543.

Kar, J. R.; Hallsworth, J. E.; Singhal, R. S. Fermentative production of glycine betaine and trehalose from acid whey using Actinopolyspora halophila (MTCC 263). Environ. Technol. Innovation 2015, 3, 68-76.

Other References

Merck
14,1179
Beilstein
3537113
Harmonized Tariff Code
2923.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DS5900000

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