Aminoimidazole Carboxamide


1H-Imidazole-4-carboxamide, 5-amino-

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Carboxamide, Aminoimidazole

An imidazole derivative which is a metabolite of the antineoplastic agents BIC and DIC. By itself, or as the ribonucleotide, it is used as a condensation agent in the preparation of nucleosides and nucleotides. Compounded with orotic acid, it is used to treat liver diseases.