Zwitterionic 2-(methylamino)ethanesulfonic acid
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The title compound, N-methyltaurine, C3H9NO3S, was isolated from the marine sponge Xestospongia pacifica from Swain Reefs, Queensland. The crystal structure displays extensive N-HO hydrogen bonding interactions between the amine H atoms and sulfonyl O atoms in the zwitterionic molecule.
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