beta-aminoisobutyric acid


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β-a·mi·no·i·so·bu·tyr·ic ac·id

(ă-mē'nō-ī'sō-bū-tēr'ik as'id),
3-Amino-2-methylpropionic acid; An end product of thymine catabolism; high urinary levels (200-300 mg/day) have been noted in some people, either from some disease process or following a genetic pattern.
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