how to send Ajax request in wordpress backend


On the fronted the wp_localize_script seems to be working as when I view the source I can see the nonce.

wp_localize_script('scripts', 'myAjax', array(
    'root_url' => get_site_url(),
    'ajaxurl'  => admin_url( 'admin-ajax.php' ),
    'nonce'    => wp_create_nonce('wp_rest')

For example, when I try get a list of users when logged into the wordpress backend I get a 401 unauthorised error. When I view the source my nonce is not there, only on the frontend.

        url: '',
        method: 'GET',
        beforeSend: (xhr) => {
        xhr.setRequestHeader('X-WP-Nonce', myAjax.nonce);
    .done(function (data) {
    .fail(function (jqXHR, textStatus, errorThrown) {
        console.log(textStatus + ': ' + errorThrown);
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