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Formiminoglutamic acid

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Formiminoglutamic acid

Formiminoglutamic acid
CAS number 816-90-0
PubChem 909
MeSH Formiminoglutamic+acid
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Molecular formula C6H10N2O4
Molar mass 174.15 g mol−1
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 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 B12 or folate deficiency or liver disease.

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