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Aminoimidazole Carboxamide MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Aminoimidazole Carboxamide
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An imidazole derivative which is a metabolite of the antineoplastic agents BIC and DIC. By itself, or as the ribonucleotide, it is used as a condensation agent in the preparation of nucleosides and nucleotides. Compounded with orotic acid, it is used to treat liver diseases.
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Ba 2756
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1H-Imidazole-4-carboxamide, 5-amino-
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Imidazoles (1966-1977)
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91; was see under IMIDAZOLES 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under IMIDAZOLES 1978-90
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Aminoimidazole Carboxamide Preferred
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