Trifluoroacetamidine is used as probe for determination of membrane potential and extra/intracellular volume of erythrocytes by fluorine-19 NMR studies. It is a reagent used as protected ammonia equivalent.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
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