Nbd chloride

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nbd chloride

(Science: chemical) 4-chloro-7-nitrobenzofuran. A benzofuran derivative used as a protein reagent since the terminal n-nbd-protein conjugate possesses interesting fluorescence and spectral properties. It has also been used as a covalent inhibitor of both beef heart mitochondrial atpase and bacterial atpase.

Pharmacological action: enzyme inhibitors, indicators and reagents.

Chemical name: Benzofurazan, 4-chloro-7-nitro-