Formiminoglutamic acid

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Formiminoglutamic acid
Formiminoglutamic acid.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 816-90-0 YesY
PubChem 909
ChemSpider 388370 N
MeSH Formiminoglutamic+acid
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Properties
Molecular formula C6H10N2O4
Molar mass 174.15 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Formiminoglutamic acid (FIGLU) is an intermediate in the metabolism of histidine.

The "FIGLU" test is used to identify deficiency of vitamin B9 or folate deficiency or liver disease.

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