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The association of betaine, homocysteine and related metabolites with cognitive function in Dutch elderly people.

Abstract:

The importance of the one-carbon metabolites, choline and homocysteine, to brain function is well known. However, the associations between the one-carbon metabolites choline, betaine, methionine and dimethylglycine with cognition in elderly are unclear. We therefore examined the associations of these metabolites with cognition in a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Individuals (n 195) were randomized to receive daily oral capsules with either 1000 microg cobalamin (vitamin B12), or 1000...

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10.1017/s0007114507750912

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Journal:
The British journal of nutrition
Volume:
98
Issue:
5
Pages:
960-968
Publication date:
2007-11-05
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EISSN:
1475-2662
ISSN:
0007-1145
URN:
uuid:0e2ffbbc-a7e7-4e3e-bd46-6e222df194e6
Source identifiers:
49270
Local pid:
pubs:49270

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