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noun - plural: diamides

  1. [organic chemistry] Any compound having two amide groups
  2. [dated, organic chemistry] hydrazine

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Google previewTOXICOLOGY OF THE EYE (1993)

Effects on the Eyes and Visual System from Chemicals, Drugs, Metals and Minerals, Plants, Toxins and Venoms; also Systemic Side Effects from Eye Medications (4th Ed.) by W. Morton Grant, Joel S. Schuman

Diamide is a reagent utilized in biochemical investigations to ...

Google previewIntestinal Lipid Metabolism (2011)

by Charles M. Mansbach II, Patrick Tso, Arnis Kuksis

Experimentally, the NADPH supply rate in cells can be quantified using the diamideinduced GSH redox cycle model. Diamide is a thiol oxidant that preferentially reacts with cellular GSH to produce GSSG at a constant rate (Aw and Rhoads, ...

Google previewOxygen Sensing (2003)

Responses and Adaption to Hypoxia by Sukhamay Lahiri, Gregg Semenza, Nanduri R. Prabhakar

Diamide is an agent that reacts with GSH (and other compounds having sulfhydryl groups) and oxidizes it to GSSG and thereby it would mimic a situation in which there is an increased production of ROS: it will cause a decrease in GSH /GSSG ...

Google previewOxford Handbook of Auditory Science: The Ear (2010)

by Paul Fuchs

Diamide is a reagent that affects spectrin by modifying its disulfide bonds. Indeed diamide treatment reduces the axial stiffness of OHCs up to threefold in a dose— dependent manner. A reduction of the axial stiffness is accompanied by an ...

Google previewMass Spectrometry for Microbial Proteomics (2010)

by Haroun N. Shah, Saheer E. Gharbia

Diamide is an electrophilic azo-compound that reacts with protein thiolates leading to the formation of disulfides or S-thiolated proteins [69-71]. Catechol and hydroquinone-like compounds are auto-oxidized to toxic quinones. Quinones are ...

Google previewProtein Sensors and Reactive Oxygen Species: Thiol enzymes and proteins (2002)

by Helmut Sies

Diamide is a specific oxidant for thiol groups: a 2-hr treatment with 2 mM diamide drastically decreased the GSH level in benefit of GSSG in human red ...

Google previewPhosphoric Diester Hydrolases—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition (2012)


According to recent research from the United States, “Diamide is a membrane- permeable, thiol-oxidizing agent that rapidly and reversibly oxidizes glutathione to GSSG and promotes formation of protein-glutathione mixed disulfides.

Google previewAdvances in Hemodynamics and Hemorheology (1996)

by T.V. How

Diamide is a bifunctional SH-reagent which cross-links membrane SH-groups and thus decreases the membrane deformability. Indeed Fisher et al. have observed diamide treated cells in a rheoscope and found that, under equal applied ...

Google previewIon Flux in Pulmonary Vascular Control (2012)

by E. Kenneth Weir, Joseph R. Hume, John T. Reeves

Diamide is a sulfhydryl oxidant which ...

Google previewMolecular Characterization and Analysis of Polymers (2008)

by John M. Chalmers, Robert J. Meier

Low molar mass dicaproyl hexamethylene diamide is a fully crystalline compound; the chemiluminescence signal under isothermal conditions below the melting point (1361C) at 1301C is very low, but it becomes rather strong after the ...

Google previewMolecular Medical Microbiology (2014)

by Yi-Wei Tang, Max Sussman, Dongyou Liu, Ian Poxton, Joseph Schwartzman

Diamide is an electrophilic azocompound that causes disulphide stress. (b) Quinones can react as electrophiles with the nucleophilic thiol group of Cys residues via thiol-S-alkylation leading to irreversible thiol-S-adduct formation. Quinones ...

Google previewStress in Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi (2007)

by Simon Avery, Malcolm Stratford, Pieter van West

Diamide is a chemical that has the useful property of causing depletion of reduced glutathione, thereby sensitizing ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities (1896)

Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey

Diamide,. n2H4. See. Hydrazine. Amidochromic. acid. Potassium amidochromate, KCrOaNH2. Sol. only in HaO. Sat. solution in H20 contains 13 % of ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

-N',o-trimethylenephosphoric acid ester diamide 2,5-bis(1- aziridinyl)-3-(2-hydroxy-1-methoxy ethyl)-6-methyl-p-benzoquinone carbamate ( ester). carboquone. bis(bisdimethylaminophosphonous]anhydride. Schradan.

Google previewDictionary of Analytical Reagents (1993)

by A. Townshend, D.T. Burns, Ryszard Lobinski, E.J. Newman, G Guilbault, Z. Marczenko, H. Onishi

Thioimidodicarbonic diamide, 9CI T-00163 2,4' Dilhiobiuret ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

Description Carbamide; Carbamide resin; Carbonyl diamide; Carbonyldiamine; Isourea; Keratinamin; Pseudourea; Triple sulfa vaginal cream; Ultra mide; Urea ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Cyclophosphan; Cyclophosphane; Cytophosphan; Cytoxan; Endoxan; Genoxal; N,N-bis-OTrimethylenephosphoric acid ester diamide: N.NBis(2- chloroethyl)-l\l',O-propylenephosphoric acid ester diamide; NSC 26271: Procytox; Sendoxan; ...

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