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guanidine

Ligand Summary
Ligand Structure
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Description
A strong organic base existing primarily as guanidium ions at physiological pH. It is found in the urine as a normal product of protein metabolism. It is also used in laboratory research as a protein denaturant. (From Martindale, the Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed and Merck Index, 12th ed) It is also used in the treatment of myasthenia and as a fluorescent probe in HPLC.
Synonyms & Links
PubChem: 3520
DrugCentral: 1344
LyCHI:  Q3HSJJ1A3X3U


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