An organic sodium salt resulting from the formal reaction of equimolar amounts of 2-iodohippuric acid and sodium. It has been used as a contrast agent in urography. Isotopologues labelled with radioactive iodine were formerly used for determination of effective renal plasma flow. It has also been used labelled with radioactive iodine (iodine-125 or iodine-131) in tests of renal function and in renal imaging.
This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.