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N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthesis from histidine (GO:0052707)
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N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthesis from histidine 
The pathway resulting in the formation of N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine from histidine. Histidine undergoes three methylations by a histidine-alpha-N-methyltransferase (EC: to form N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine (also known as hercynine or histidine betaine).

Exact Synonyms: hercynine biosynthesis from histidine ;   histidine betaine biosynthesis from histidine ;   histidine catabolic process to hercynine ;   histidine catabolism to N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine ;   histidine catabolism to hercynine
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