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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

Term:polyhexamethylene biguanide
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Accession:CHEBI:149520 term browser browse the term
Definition:A homopolymer macromolecule composed of repeating N-hexyltriimidodicarbonic diamide units. It is used as a disinfectant, antiseptic, and antifungal agent. Also commonly used as a swimming pool and spa water sanitizer.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: poly(carbamimidoylcarbamimidamidohexane-1,6-diyl)
 related_synonym: Baquacil;   Formula=(C8H17N5)n;   NB 325;   PHMB;   polihexanida;   polihexanide;   polihexanidum;   poly(hexamethylenebiguanide);   poly(iminocarbonimidoyliminocarbonimidoylimino-1,6-hexanediyl);   poly(iminoimidocarbonyl-iminoimidocarbonyl-iminohexamethylene);   polyhexamethylene guanide
 xref: CAS:28757-47-3;   DrugBank:DB12277;   PMID:24421812;   PMID:27608742;   PMID:29164688;   PMID:29305328;   PMID:29885293;   PMID:29939885;   PMID:30188388;   PMID:30879081;   PMID:31130579;   PMID:31179775;   PMID:31306828;   PMID:31624671;   PMID:31694998;   PMID:31724982;   PMID:31956437;   PMID:32183411;   PMID:32195752;   PMID:32304258;   PMID:6789045;   Wikipedia:Polyhexanide
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_base_of CHEBI:149538

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