guanidine


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guan·i·dine

(gwahn'i-dēn, -din),
A strongly basic compound, usually found (in some plants and lower animals) as the hydrochloride; a constituent of creatine and arginine.

guanidine

/gua·ni·dine/ (gwah´nĭ-dēn) the compound NHdbondC(NH2)2, a strong base found in the urine as a result of protein metabolism and used in the laboratory as a protein denaturant. The hydrochloride salt is used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis.

guanidine

(gwä′nĭ-dēn′)
n.
A strongly alkaline crystalline compound, NHC(NH2)2, formed by the oxidation of guanine and found in the urine as a normal product of protein metabolism. It is commonly used in the organic synthesis of plastics, resins, and explosives.

guanidine

the amidine of amino carbamic acid. The hydrochloride preparation is used to increase acetylcholine release in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and botulism.
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The elevated anhydride concentration results in the acetylation of not only solvent accessible lysine residues, but some guanidine, imidazole, amide, alcohol, and thiol containing amino acid side chains as well.
The cultures were treated with guanidine, a compound that is known to cause cataracts via the formation of alpha-crystallin fibrils.
Juyal, P, Anand, ON, "Urea, Thiourea and Guanidine Derivatives as Ultifunctional Fuel Stabilizers.
During the current study, the researchers exposed tissue cultures of healthy rat lenses to either guanidine - a substance known to form cataracts - or a combination of guanidine and carnosine.
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Samples were centrifuged and 25 [micro]l of supernatant was added to 100 [micro]l of a guanidine thiocyanate-based lysis buffer.

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