amidine

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amidine

[′am·ə‚dēn]
(organic chemistry)
A compound which contains the radical CNHNH2.
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Nguyen et al., "Amidino benzimidazole inhibitors of bacterial two-component systems," Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol.
In contrast, treatment with 5 mg/kg cisplatin decreased the expression of L-arginine-glycine amidino transferase expression at day 1, and downregulation of guanidinoacetate methyltransferase was most prominent after 6 days.
The first, catalyzed by arginine:glycine amidinotransferase (AGAT; EC 2.1.4.1), transfers the amidino group from arginine to glycine, forming ornithine and guanidinoacetate (GAA).