Scientific Name: Betaine
Brand Name: Amversio, Cystadane, EnBrace HR, EnLyte
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Homocystinuria is a hereditary disorder characterized by high levels of the amino acid homocysteine. This condition can be caused by deficiencies or defects in cystathionine beta-synthase (CBS) , 5, 10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) , and cobalamin cofactor metabolism (cbl) .
Description of the Drug: Betaine is a methyl group donor used for the treatment of homocystinuria to decrease elevated homocysteine blood levels.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB06756