amino-acid betaine biosynthetic process

Known as: betaine synthesis, betaine formation, betaine biosynthetic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any betaine, the N-trimethyl derivative of an amino acid. [GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Glycine betaine plays an important role in some plants, including maize, in conditions of abiotic stress, but different maize… (More)
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2003
2003
Glycine betaine (N,N,N-trimethylglycine) is an important osmoprotectant and is synthesized in response to abiotic stresses… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Glycine betaine is an osmoprotectant found in many organisms, including bacteria and higher plants. The bacterium Escherichia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Glycinebetaine (betaine) affords osmoprotection in bacteria, plants and animals, and protects cell components against harsh… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Certain plants produce glycine betaine (GlyBet) in the chloroplast by a two-step oxidation of choline. Introducing GlyBet… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Plants synthesize the osmoprotectant glycine betaine via the route choline --> betaine aldehyde --> glycine betaine. In spinach… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Synthesis of the osmoprotectant glycine betaine from the exogenously provided precursor choline or glycine betaine aldehyde… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
When subjected to salt stress or drought, some vascular plants such as barley respond with an increased accumulation of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Many plants, as well as other organisms, accumulate betaine (N,N,N-trimethylglycine) as a nontoxic or protective osmolyte under… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Intracellular accumulation of glycine betaine has been shown to confer an enhanced level of osmotic stress tolerance in Rhizobium… (More)
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