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1. An organic crystalline base, C3H4N2, that is an inhibitor of histamine.
2. Any of various derivatives of this compound, which often have antifungal, anthelmintic, or antibiotic properties.


(ˌɪmɪdˈæzəʊl; -ɪdəˈzəʊl)
1. (Elements & Compounds) Also called: glyoxaline or iminazole a white crystalline basic heterocyclic compound; 1,3-diazole. Formula: C3H4N2
2. (Elements & Compounds) any substituted derivative of this compound
[C19: from imide + azole]


(ˌɪm ɪdˈæz oʊl, -ɪd əˈzoʊl)

a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, heterocyclic compound, C3H4N2, used chiefly in organic synthesis.
[1890–95; imide + azole]
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Noun1.imidazole - an organic base C3H4N2; a histamine inhibitor
alkali, base - any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"
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3); urea slides used urease to generate ammonia, which reacted to form a color with merocyanine dye (4); creatinine was hydrolyzed to creatine, which in a reaction cascade, led to production of hydrogen peroxide that was measured by triaryl imidazole leuco-dye (4); slides for phosphorus used the formation of an ammonium-phosphomolybdate complex and its reaction with p-methylaminophenol sulfate (5); and uric acid was determined by the uricase peroxidase method (6).
In the PABZ the imidazole ring conjugate with two benzene rings, the charge transfer from amino nitrogen to conjugate system, which results in the decrease of the charge density in amino nitrogen, so the reactivity of PABZ is lower than that of ODA.
After the incubation, 900 [micro]L of imidazole buffer (0.
Degradation by acid of the 6-methyl-thin-derivatives of 8-azapurines and purines to thiol esters such as 4-amino-5-(methyl thin) carbonyl-1,2,3-triazole and the corresponding imidazole.
The current guidance on candidal nappy rash recommends treatment with imidazole cream (clotrimazole, econazole or miconazole) and that no barrier preparation is used until the infection has resolved (NICE, 2013).
The column was equilibrated with buffer I (10 mM imidazole, 150 mM NaCl, and 20 mM Ca[Cl.
Imidazole an alkaloid from plant secondary metabolites, is an important component of antifungal, anti protozoal, anti helminthic and anti cancer medications.
Hosseini and Chung formed a membrane by carbonizing a crosslinked blend of polymers with imidazole groups.
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MICONAZOLE NITRATE- An imidazole antifungal agent, commonly applied topically to the skin or to mucous membranes to cure fungal infections, and a skin conditions.
Ionic liquid based on imidazole were used in this research instead of the common filling agents.