Alexidine

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Alexidine
Alexidine structure.svg
Names
IUPAC name
1,1’-(1,6-Hexanediyl)bis{2-[N’-(2-ethylhexyl)carbamimidoyl]guanidine}
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.040.981
EC Number 245-096-7
KEGG
Properties
C26H56N10
Molar mass 508.80 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Alexidine is an antimicrobial of the biguanide class.[1] It is also a bisbiguanide.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antimicrobial substantivity of alexidine and chlorhexidine in dentin". J Endod. 39 (11): 1413–5. November 2013. doi:10.1016/j.joen.2013.07.038. PMID 24139264. 
  2. ^ Tanzer JM, Slee AM, Kamay BA (1977). "Structural requirements of guanide, biguanide, and bisbiguanide agents for antiplaque activity". Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 12 (6): 721–9. doi:10.1128/aac.12.6.721. PMC 430011Freely accessible. PMID 931371.