1-phenylimidazole is a ligand for cytochrome P-450 and used as an inhibitor of microsomal oxidation. 1-Phenylimidazole is a suitable reagent used to investigate its effect on the citrulline formation by bovine brain nitric-oxide synthase. 1-Phenylimidazole is reported to be inhibitor of calmodulin-dependent nitric-oxide synthase from bovine brain and GHs pituitary cells.
Slightly soluble in water.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.