4-aminopyridine

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4-aminopyridine

[¦fȯr ə‚mē·nō′pī·rə‚dēn]
(organic chemistry)
C5H6N2 White crystals with a melting point of 158.9°C; soluble in water; used as a repellent for birds. Abbreviated 4-AP.
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The aminopyridines (4-aminopyridine [AP] and 3,4-diaminopyridine [DAP]) are potassium channel blockers shown to improve nerve conduction in experimentally demyelinated axons.
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