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p-chloromercuribenzoate
medical dictionary

Organic mercury compound (ClHgC6H4COO-, ClHgBzO-) that reacts with -SH groups of proteins; an inhibitor of action of those proteins (enzymes) that depend on -SH reactivity.

See: p-mercuribenzoate.

Acronym: PCMB

(05 Mar 2000)

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