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Term:
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthetic process (GO:0052709)
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homocysteine biosynthetic process +  
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N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthetic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine, also known as histidine betaine or hercynine, a trimethylated derivative of histidine.
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine catabolic process 
ornithine biosynthetic process  
phosphoarginine biosynthetic process 
pyruvate family amino acid biosynthetic process +  
sarcosine biosynthetic process 
selenoneine biosynthetic process 
serine family amino acid biosynthetic process +   
stachydrine biosynthetic process 
tryptophan biosynthetic process 
tyrosine biosynthetic process +   
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Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine anabolism ;   N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthesis ;   N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine formation ;   N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine synthesis ;   hercynine anabolism ;   hercynine biosynthesis ;   hercynine biosynthetic process ;   hercynine formation ;   hercynine synthesis ;   histidine betaine anabolism ;   histidine betaine biosynthesis ;   histidine betaine biosynthetic process ;   histidine betaine formation ;   histidine betaine synthesis
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