(3-Carboxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride


Catalog No. Size 价格库存数量
S0027-2 2mg solid ¥80
S0027-10 10mg solid ¥240


(3-Carboxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride (γ-Butyrobetaine, γBB hydrochloride) is an intermediary metabolite by gut microbes from dietary L-carnitine in mice.

Product information

CAS Number: 6249-56-5

Molecular Weight: 181.66

Formula: C7H16ClNO2


γ-Butyrobetaine hydrochloride

Chemical Name: (3-carboxypropyl)trimethylazanium chloride

Smiles: [Cl-].C[N+](C)(C)CCCC(O)=O


InChi: InChI=1S/C7H15NO2.ClH/c1-8(2,3)6-4-5-7(9)10;/h4-6H2,1-3H3;1H

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: DMSO : 30 mg/mL (165.14 mM; Need ultrasonic)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined

HS Tariff Code: 382200

How to use

In Vitro:

(3-Carboxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride is produced as an intermediary metabolite by gut microbes of L-Carnitine to TMAO. (3-Carboxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride is implicated in arteriosclerosis and long-term cardiovascular death.


  1. Koeth RA, et al. γ-Butyrobetaine is a proatherogenic intermediate in gut microbial metabolism of L-carnitine to TMAO. Cell Metab. 2014 Nov 4;20(5):799-812.
  2. Susumu Ogawa, et al. The Dynamics of Carnitine, γ-butyrobetaine and Trimethylamine N-oxide in Diabetics and the Effects of Changes in Renal Function. Ogawa et al., J Nephrol Ren Dis 2017, 1:2

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