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CurationStatus uncurated  +
Curator Ab +
DefiningCitation  +
Definition A strong organic base existing primarily a 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. (PubChem) Pharmacology: Guanidine apparently acts by enhancing the release of acetylcholine following a nerve impulse. It also appears to slow the rates of depolarization and repolarization of muscle cell membranes. Mechanism of action: Not Available Drug type: Approved. Small Molecule. Drug category: Parasympathomimetics ecule. Drug category: Parasympathomimetics
Has role Drug +
Id CHEBI:42820  +
Label Guanidine  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 12 August 2014 00:19:49  +
ModifiedDate 12 August 2014  +
RelatedTo Aldehyde dehydrogenase +, Mitochondrial +, DNA +, Lysozyme +, Ribonuclease pancreatic +, Discs large homolog 4 +, Argininosuccinate synthase +, Guanidinoacetate N-methyltransferase +, Divalent-cation tolerance protein cutA +, Arginase +
SuperCategory Molecular entity  +
Synonym Aminomethanamidine  +, Carbamamidine  +, Carbamidine  +, Guanidin  +, Guanidine Hydrochloride  +, Guanidinium Chloride  +, Guanidinium Sulfate  +, Imidourea  +, Iminourea  +, Guanidine hydrochloride  +
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