Lyc"ine (?), n. Chem.

A weak base identical with betaine; -- so called because found in the boxthorn (Lycium barbarum). See Betaine.

<-- (also called oxyneurine, glycine betaine, glycocoll betain; = carboxymethyl)trimethylammonium hydroxide inner salt. C5H11NO2 (zwitterion) -->

 

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