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CHEBI:42820 - guanidine

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ChEBI Name guanidine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:42820
Definition An aminocarboxamidine, the parent compound of the guanidines.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:42816, CHEBI:24435
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Formula CH5N3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 59.07062
Monoisotopic Mass 59.048
InChI InChI=1S/CH5N3/c2-1(3)4/h(H5,2,3,4)
InChIKey ZRALSGWEFCBTJO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES NC(N)=N
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing guanidine (CHEBI:42820) is a carboxamidine (CHEBI:35359)
guanidine (CHEBI:42820) is a guanidines (CHEBI:24436)
guanidine (CHEBI:42820) is a one-carbon compound (CHEBI:64708)
guanidine (CHEBI:42820) is conjugate base of guanidinium (CHEBI:30087)
Incoming N-hydroxyguanidine (CHEBI:43089) has functional parent guanidine (CHEBI:42820)
guanethidine (CHEBI:5557) has functional parent guanidine (CHEBI:42820)
nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179) has functional parent guanidine (CHEBI:42820)
guanidinium (CHEBI:30087) is conjugate acid of guanidine (CHEBI:42820)
guanidino group (CHEBI:48551) is substituent group from guanidine (CHEBI:42820)
IUPAC Name
guanidine
Synonyms Sources
aminomethanamidine NIST Chemistry WebBook
Gu ChEBI
guanidin ChEBI
GUANIDINE PDBeChem
H2N‒C(=NH)‒NH2 IUPAC
iminourea NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
DB00536 DrugBank
GAI PDBeChem
Guanidine Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
100679 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
113-00-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
113-00-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
506044 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
506044 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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8070089 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
23 October 2015
General Comment
2010-12-22 Formed by the oxidation of guanine, it is used in the manufacture of plastics and explosives, and is found in urine as a normal product of protein metabolism.