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aldicarb (CHEBI:2555)

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ChEBI Name aldicarb
ChEBI ID CHEBI:2555
Definition The oxime carbamate resulting from the addition of 2-methyl-2-(methylsulfanyl)propanaldoxime to methyl isocyanate. A member of the class of oxime carbamate insecticides, aldicarb is a mixture of E and Z isomers; it is not known which isomer is more active.
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Formula Source
C7H14N2O2S KEGG COMPOUND
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 190.26300
InChI
InChI=1S/C7H14N2O2S/c1-7(2,12-4)5-9-11-6(10)8-3/h5H,1-4H3,(H,8,10)
InChIKey
QGLZXHRNAYXIBU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES
[H]C(=NOC(=O)NC)C(C)(C)SC
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): carbamate insecticide
Derivatives of carbamic acid with insecticidal properties of general formula ROC(=O)NR1R2, where ROH is an alcohol, oxime, or phenol and R1 is hydrogen or methyl. Like organophosphate insecticides, they are cholinesterase inhibitors, but carbamate insecticides differ in action from the organophosphates in that the inhibitory effect on cholinesterase is generally brief.
EC 3.1.1.7 (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of enzyme acetylcholinesterase (EC 3.1.1.7), which helps breaking down of acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
Biological Role(s): carbamate insecticide
Derivatives of carbamic acid with insecticidal properties of general formula ROC(=O)NR1R2, where ROH is an alcohol, oxime, or phenol and R1 is hydrogen or methyl. Like organophosphate insecticides, they are cholinesterase inhibitors, but carbamate insecticides differ in action from the organophosphates in that the inhibitory effect on cholinesterase is generally brief.
EC 3.1.1.7 (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of enzyme acetylcholinesterase (EC 3.1.1.7), which helps breaking down of acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
Application(s): carbamate insecticide
Derivatives of carbamic acid with insecticidal properties of general formula ROC(=O)NR1R2, where ROH is an alcohol, oxime, or phenol and R1 is hydrogen or methyl. Like organophosphate insecticides, they are cholinesterase inhibitors, but carbamate insecticides differ in action from the organophosphates in that the inhibitory effect on cholinesterase is generally brief.
acaricide
A substance used to destroy pests of the subclass Acari (mites and ticks).
nematicide
A substance used to destroy pests of the phylum Nematoda (roundworms).
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing aldicarb (CHEBI:2555) has functional parent 2-methyl-2-(methylsulfanyl)propanaldoxime (CHEBI:60330)
aldicarb (CHEBI:2555) has functional parent methyl isocyanate (CHEBI:59059)
aldicarb (CHEBI:2555) has role acaricide (CHEBI:22153)
aldicarb (CHEBI:2555) has role carbamate insecticide (CHEBI:38461)
aldicarb (CHEBI:2555) has role EC 3.1.1.7 (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38462)
aldicarb (CHEBI:2555) has role nematicide (CHEBI:25491)
aldicarb (CHEBI:2555) is a carbamate ester (CHEBI:23003)
IUPAC Name
2-methyl-N-[(methylcarbamoyl)oxy]-2-(methylsulfanyl)propan-1-imine
Synonyms Sources
2-Methyl-2-(methylthio)propanal, O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime ChemIDplus
2-Methyl-2-(methylthio)propionaldehyde O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime ChemIDplus
2-Methyl-2-methylthio-propionaldehyd-O-(N-methyl-carbamoyl)-oxim ChemIDplus
2-Methyl-2-methylthio-propionaldehyd-O-(N-methyl-carbamoyl)-oxim COMe
Aldicarb KEGG COMPOUND
aldicarbe ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C11015 KEGG COMPOUND
US3217037 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
116-06-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
116-06-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
2046931 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
04 August 2014

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