cyanogen bromide


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cyanogen bromide

[sī′an·ə·jən ′brō‚mīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
CNBr White crystals melting at 52°C, vaporizing at 61.3°C, and having toxic fumes that affect nerve centers; used in the synthesis of organic compounds and as a fumigant.
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All the dicyanate monomers were synthesized by reacting the diols with cyanogen bromide in the presence of triethyl amine as shown in Scheme 3.
The novel agarose was activated by methods known before: using cyanogen bromide [45, 46], divinyl sulphone [47], 1,1'-carbonyldiimidazole [48], active dyes [49], and some others (Table 1).
Cyanogen bromide is a reagent commonly used in protein sequencing because it specifically cleaves at the C-terminal side of methionine residues.