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Record Information
Version1.0
Creation Date2016-05-27 02:03:39 UTC
Update Date2016-11-09 01:22:41 UTC
Accession NumberCHEM042461
Identification
Common Nameβ-alanine betaine
ClassSmall Molecule
DescriptionA beta-alanine derivative arising from quaternisation of the nitrogen of beta-alanine with three methyl groups and removal of the proton attached to the carboxy group. It is an osmoprotective compound accumulated by most members of the highly stress-tolerant Plumbaginaceae family.
Contaminant Sources
  • FooDB Chemicals
Contaminant TypeNot Available
Chemical Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
beta-AlaninebetaineChEBI
beta-HomobetaineChEBI
beta-Alanine betaineKegg
PropiobetaineKegg
TrimethylalanineKegg
b-AlaninebetaineGenerator
Β-alaninebetaineGenerator
b-HomobetaineGenerator
Β-homobetaineGenerator
b-Alanine betaineGenerator
Chemical FormulaC6H13NO2
Average Molecular Mass131.175 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass131.095 g/mol
CAS Registry NumberNot Available
IUPAC Name3-(trimethylazaniumyl)propanoate
Traditional Nameβ-alaninebetaine
SMILESC[N+](C)(C)CCC([O-])=O
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C6H13NO2/c1-7(2,3)5-4-6(8)9/h4-5H2,1-3H3
InChI KeyACZVSMNFVFBOTM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as tetraalkylammonium salts. These are organonitrogen compounds containing a quaternary ammonium substituted with four alkyl chains.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic nitrogen compounds
ClassOrganonitrogen compounds
Sub ClassQuaternary ammonium salts
Direct ParentTetraalkylammonium salts
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Tetraalkylammonium salt
  • Carboxylic acid salt
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic salt
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Amine
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Biological Properties
StatusDetected and Not Quantified
OriginNot Available
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
ApplicationsNot Available
Biological RolesNot Available
Chemical RolesNot Available
Physical Properties
StateNot Available
AppearanceNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValue
Melting PointNot Available
Boiling PointNot Available
SolubilityNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.74 g/LALOGPS
logP-3.1ALOGPS
logP-4.3ChemAxon
logS-2.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.24ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area40.13 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count3ChemAxon
Refractivity57.52 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability14.17 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-01q9-1900000000-a93d71d55f0ce5593cc7View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-01qi-5900000000-f8bb43d819f73419678dView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-000i-9000000000-bed3948f0087e54deab9View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-001i-1900000000-7d306f2262ac8eb79409View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-001i-5900000000-20da8084552c39421effView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0ab9-9000000000-ed3cfcb45b237f231f08View in MoNA
Toxicity Profile
Route of ExposureNot Available
Mechanism of ToxicityNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
Toxicity ValuesNot Available
Lethal DoseNot Available
Carcinogenicity (IARC Classification)Not Available
Uses/SourcesNot Available
Minimum Risk LevelNot Available
Health EffectsNot Available
SymptomsNot Available
TreatmentNot Available
Concentrations
Not Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDNot Available
FooDB IDFDB031282
Phenol Explorer IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDC00001334
BiGG IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PDB IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
Chemspider IDNot Available
ChEBI ID28825
PubChem Compound ID441440
Kegg Compound IDC08263
YMDB IDNot Available
ECMDB IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
MSDSNot Available
General References
1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=11457974
2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=12857843
3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=16668509
4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=332162
5. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=6818230