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Compound Summary for: CID 60860

3-Iodobenzylguanidine

Also known as: Iobenguane, Metaiodobenzylguanidine, m-Iodobenzylguanidine, MIBG, 2-[3-(123i)iodobenzyl]guanidine, 2-[3-(131i)iodobenzyl]guanidine
Molecular Formula: C8H10IN3   Molecular Weight: 275.08957   InChIKey: PDWUPXJEEYOOTR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A guanidine analog with specific affinity for tissues of the sympathetic nervous system and related tumors. The radiolabeled forms are used as antineoplastic agents and radioactive imaging agents. (Merck Index, 12th ed) MIBG serves as a neuron-blocking agent which has a strong affinity for, and retention in, the adrenal medulla and also inhibits ADP-ribosyltransferase.   From: MeSH
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