OBO ID: CHEBI:141155
Term Name: dimetridazole Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1,2-dimethyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazole
  • 1,2-Dimethyl-5-nitroimidazole
  • 5-Nitro-1,2-dimethylimidazole
  • dimetridazol
  • dimetridazole
  • dimetridazolum
Definition: A C-nitro compound that is 5-nitroimidazole in which the hydrogens at positions 1 and 2 are replaced by methyl groups. An antiprotozoal drug, it has been banned by both the Government of Canada and the European Union as a livestock feed additive owing to suspicions of it being carcinogenic.
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Ontology: Chebi
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