2-Methylimidazole is a monomethylated imidazole that can be used as a architecture block in the alertness of a advanced ambit of biologically alive compounds. 2-Methylimidazole as able-bodied as added imidazoles can be use as agitator for refolding of added coloured beaming protein. 2-Methylimidazole has been articular as a byproduct of beverage and is detected in foods and boilerplate and side-str eam tobacco smoke.
2-Methylimidazole is used as a raw actual for the alertness of nitroimidazole antibiotics, which is advantageous in action anaerobic bacterial and abject infections. It acts as a ligand in allocation chemistry. It is aswell alive as a hardener or accelerator for adhesive adhesive and abetting abettor for bolt dyes. Further, it acts as a agitator for refolding of added black beaming protein. It is aswell advantageous as a architecture block in the amalgam of biologically alive compounds. In accession to this, it is used as an alive biologic additive average such as metronidazole and dimetridazole.