2-hydroxy-5-nitrobenzyl bromidemedical dictionary

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2-(bromomethyl)-5-nitrophenol. A chemical reagent that reacts with and modifies chemically the tryptophan portion of protein molecules. Used for 'active site' enzyme studies and other protein studies. Sometimes referred to as koshland's reagent.

Pharmacological action: indicators and reagents.

Chemical name: Phenol, 2-(bromomethyl)-4-nitro-

(12 Dec 1998)