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N‐(phosphonomethyl)glycine; a potent, systemically acting, nonselective herbicide, present as its isopropylamine salt in some commercial weedkillers. It functions by inhibiting 5‐enolpyruvylshikimate‐3‐phosphate (EPSP) synthase. See also shikimate. Proprietary names include Roundup and Tumbleweed.


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