What is the formula of urea?


What is the formula of urea?


Urea is an organic compound. It is formed of two amides groups and carbonyl groups. it is formed in the human body also in the liver during metabolism. Urea is largely used as fertilizers in agriculture. Besides, it is used in treatments in medicals.

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The chemical formula of urea is {eq}\rm{CH_4N_2O}{/eq} or {eq}\rm{ CO(NH_2)_2}{/eq}. The chemical formula has two amide groups ({eq}\rm{ -NH_2}{/eq})...

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What is Urea? - Structure, Formula & Uses


Chapter 12 / Lesson 8

You probably haven't heard of urea, but it is found in urine, fertilizers, and even in certain medications. This lesson will discuss the chemistry of urea as well as its many uses.

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