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Acetohydroxamic acid (also known as AHA or Lithostat) is a drug that is a potent and irreversible inhibitor of bacterial and plant urease usually used for urinary tract infections. The molecule is similar to urea but is not hydrolyzable by the urease enzyme (Fishbein and Carbone, 1965).
- W. Fishbein and P. Carbone J Biol Chem. 1965 Jun;240:2407-14
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