A crystalline compound present in sugar beet and used in the manufacture of some anticonvulsant drugs.
- Drugs that have been implicated include penicillin, aminopenicillins, sulfonamides, allopurinol, thiazides, quinolones, hydantoins, and propylthiouracil.
- They were working to create antimicrobial coatings by incorporating a molecule called hydantoin into fluorine-containing polymer chains.
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