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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Accession:CHEBI:41139 term browser browse the term
Definition:A quaternary ammonium ion in which the substituents on nitrogen are methyl (three) and carboxymethyl.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: carboxy-N,N,N-trimethylmethanaminium
 related_synonym: Formula=C5H12NO2;   InChI=1S/C5H11NO2/c1-6(2,3)4-5(7)8/h4H2,1-3H3/p+1;   InChIKey=KWIUHFFTVRNATP-UHFFFAOYSA-O;   SMILES=[N+](C)(C)(C)CC(=O)O;   TRIMETHYL GLYCINE
 alt_id: CHEBI:12531;   CHEBI:41134
 xref: Beilstein:1758492;   DrugBank:DB04455;   ECMDB:ECMDB04024;   Gmelin:324712;   PDBeChem:BET;   Reaxys:1758492
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:17750

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    role 19726
      biological role 19726
        biochemical role 19319
          metabolite 19301
            fundamental metabolite 12709
              N,N,N-trimethylglycinium 0
                glycine betaine hydrate 0
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    subatomic particle 19779
      composite particle 19779
        hadron 19779
          baryon 19779
            nucleon 19779
              atomic nucleus 19779
                atom 19779
                  main group element atom 19669
                    main group molecular entity 19669
                      s-block molecular entity 19434
                        hydrogen molecular entity 19429
                          hydrides 18757
                            inorganic hydride 17455
                              pnictogen hydride 17431
                                nitrogen hydride 17278
                                  ammonium 8223
                                    ammonium ion derivative 8219
                                      quaternary ammonium ion 5109
                                        N,N,N-trimethylglycinium 0
                                          glycine betaine hydrate 0
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