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Substance Name: Formiminoglutamic acid
RN: 816-90-0
UNII: YV703N7VOG
InChIKey: NRXIKWMTVXPVEF-BYPYZUCNSA-N

Note

  • Measurement of this acid in the urine after oral administration of histidine provides the basis for the diagnostic test of folic acid deficiency and of megaloblastic anemia of pregnancy.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H10-N2-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 174.155
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Formiminoglutamic acid

MeSH Heading

  • Formiminoglutamic acid

Synonyms

  • EINECS 212-439-7
  • Formiminoglutamic acid
  • NSC 334078
  • UNII-YV703N7VOG

Systematic Names

  • L-Glutamic acid, N-(iminomethyl)-
  • N-(Iminomethyl)-L-glutamic acid

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 816-90-0

FDA UNII

  • YV703N7VOG

System Generated Number

  • 0000816900

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H10N2O4/c7-3-8-4(6(11)12)1-2-5(9)10/h3-4H,1-2H2,(H2,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12)/t4-/m0/s1

InChIKey

NRXIKWMTVXPVEF-BYPYZUCNSA-N

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OC(=O)CC[C@H](NC=N)C(=O)O