Guanidine

Guanidine

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Guanidine is a crystalline compound of strong alkalinity formed by the oxidation of guanine. It is used in the manufacture of plastics and explosives. It is found in urine as a normal product of protein metabolism. The molecule was first synthesized in 1861 by the oxidative degradation of an aromatic natural product, guanine, isolated from Peruvian guano. Despite the simplicity of the molecule, the crystal structure was first described 148 years later.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135679171
  • 9786135679175