any of a group of compounds containing the CN 2 H 3 group, some of which have marked pharmacological action.
amidine am·i·dine (ām’ĭ-dēn’, -dĭn)
The monovalent radical having the general formula RC=NHNH2.
any of a group of pesticides, originally developed as antimalarial and antitubercular drugs, that impair cell respiration in cockroaches, red ants, and other insects.
a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the −NH 2 group united with an acid radical is present: amidocyanogen. (erroneously) . Historical Examples These are soluble in alkalies, acids and water, and are readily hydrolyzed further into amido acids and acid amides. Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett Experiments show that […]
(formerly) the −NH 2 group.
amidohydrolase amidohydrolase am·i·do·hy·dro·lase (ām’ĭ-dō-hī’drə-lās’, -lāz’, ə-mē’-) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the C-N bond in an amide. Also called deamidase, deamidizing enzyme.