Published in Blood Weekly, August 2nd, 2007
"Glycine betaine lowers plasma Hcy through methylation catalysed by betaine-homocysteine methyltransferase (BHMT). Dimethylthetin (DMT), a synthetic glycine betaine analogue, is a more effective BHMT substrate. DMT is therefore a potential therapeutic agent for reducing plasma Hcy in humans and may be particularly useful in renal failure patients receiving dialysis because of...
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