Hydantoin

==Synthesis== Hydantoin was first isolated in 1861 by Adolf von Baeyer in the course of his study of uric acid. He obtained it by hydrogenation of allantoin, hence the name. Urech in 1873 synthesized 5-methylhydantoin from alanine sulfate and potassium cyanate in what is now known as the Urech hydantoin synthesis The method is very similar to the ...
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Hydantoin

• (n.) A derivative of urea, C3H4N2O2, obtained from allantion, as a white, crystalline substance, with a sweetish taste; -- called also glycolyl urea.
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hydantoin

(hi-dan´to-in) a crystalline base derivable from allantoin. any of a group of anticonvulsants containing such a ring structure, including phenytoin and ethotoin.
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hydantoin

noun any of a group of anticonvulsant drugs used in treating epilepsy
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Hydantoin

Hy·dan'to·in noun [ Hyd rogen + all antion .] (Chemistry) A derivative of urea, C 3 H 4 N 2 O 2 , obtained from allantion, as a white, crystalline substance, with a sweetish taste; -- called also glycolyl urea .
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hydantoin

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī-dan′tō-in Definitions: 1. derived from urea or from allantoin; the NH-CH2-CO group is prototypical of α-amino acids. Hydantoin derivatives are formed by the reaction of phenylisothiocyanate or phenylisocyanate and a polypeptide. Synonyms: glycolylurea
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hydantoin

[n] - any of a group of anticonvulsant drugs used in treating epilepsy
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