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|Alternate Names||1-propanaminium-3-carboxy-2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl hydroxide; [-]- Vitamin BT; (−)-β-Hydroxy-γ-(trimethylammonio)butyrate|
|Base Catalog Number||195031|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||It is present in relatively high concentrations in skeletal muscle and heart where it is involved in regulating energy metabolism. It shifts glucose metabolism from glycolysis to glycogen storage and enhances the transport of long chain fatty acids into the mitochondria where they are oxidized for energy production.|
|Molecular Formula||C7H15NO3 • HCl|
|Molecular Weight||197.659 g/mol|
|Optical Rotation||-20° to -25° (c=1, water)|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Dust mask, Eyeshields, Gloves|