OBO ID: CHEBI:8064
Term Name: phenformin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • DBI
  • fenformina
  • N-(2-phenylethyl)imidodicarbonimidic diamide
  • phenformin
  • phenformine
  • phenforminum
Definition: A member of the class of biguanides that is biguanide in which one of the terminal nitrogen atoms is substituted by a 2-phenylethyl group. It was used as an anti-diabetic drug but was later withdrawn from the market due to potential risk of lactic acidosis.
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Ontology: Chebi
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