OBO ID: CHEBI:149520
Term Name: polyhexamethylene biguanide Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Baquacil
  • NB 325
  • NB-325
  • PHMB
  • polihexanida
  • polihexanide
  • polihexanidum
  • poly(carbamimidoylcarbamimidamidohexane-1,6-diyl)
  • poly(hexamethylenebiguanide)
  • poly(iminocarbonimidoyliminocarbonimidoylimino-1,6-hexanediyl)
  • poly(iminoimidocarbonyl-iminoimidocarbonyl-iminohexamethylene)
  • polyhexamethylene guanide
Definition: A homopolymer macromolecule composed of repeating N-hexyltriimidodicarbonic diamide units. It is used as a disinfectant, antiseptic, and antifungal agent. Also commonly used as a swimming pool and spa water sanitizer.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available