CHEBI:16397 - formamide

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ChEBI Name formamide
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16397
Definition The simplest monocarboxylic acid amide, obtained by formal condensation of formic acid with ammonia. The parent of the class of formaldehydes.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:40895, CHEBI:5143, CHEBI:14275, CHEBI:24078
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Formula CH3NO
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 45.04066
Monoisotopic Mass 45.021
InChI InChI=1S/CH3NO/c2-1-3/h1H,(H2,2,3)
InChIKey ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [H]C(N)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
Application(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
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Outgoing formamide (CHEBI:16397) has functional parent formic acid (CHEBI:30751)
formamide (CHEBI:16397) has role solvent (CHEBI:46787)
formamide (CHEBI:16397) is a formamides (CHEBI:24079)
formamide (CHEBI:16397) is a monocarboxylic acid amide (CHEBI:29347)
formamide (CHEBI:16397) is a one-carbon compound (CHEBI:64708)
formamide (CHEBI:16397) is tautomer of formimidic acid (CHEBI:48431)
Incoming 5-formamidopyrimidine (CHEBI:35877) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
N,N-dimethylformamide (CHEBI:17741) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
N-benzylformamide (CHEBI:41117) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
N-butylformamide (CHEBI:84287) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
N-cyclohexylformamide (CHEBI:17945) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
N-furfurylformamide (CHEBI:28219) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
N-methylformamide (CHEBI:7438) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
carbamoyl (CHEBI:33100) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
formanilide (CHEBI:42416) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
morpholine-4-carbaldehyde (CHEBI:43989) has functional parent formamide (CHEBI:16397)
formimidic acid (CHEBI:48431) is tautomer of formamide (CHEBI:16397)
IUPAC Name
formamide
Synonyms Sources
Ameisensäureamid ChEBI
carbamaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
Formamid ChEBI
Formamide KEGG COMPOUND
FORMAMIDE PDBeChem
formamide UniProt
formimidic acid ChemIDplus
Methanamid ChEBI
Methanamide KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
ARF PDBeChem
C00488 KEGG COMPOUND
c0796 UM-BBD
Formamide Wikipedia
FORMAMIDE MetaCyc
HMDB01536 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
505995 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
505995 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
75-12-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
75-12-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
824 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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23 October 2015