CHEBI:17245 - carbon monoxide

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ChEBI Name carbon monoxide
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17245
Definition A one-carbon compound in which the carbon is joined only to a single oxygen. It is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, toxic gas.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:41526, CHEBI:3282, CHEBI:13281, CHEBI:23013
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Formula CO
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 28.01010
InChI InChI=1S/CO/c1-2
InChIKey UGFAIRIUMAVXCW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [C-]#[O+]
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): ligand
Any molecule or ion capable of binding to a central metal atom to form coordination complexes.
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
neurotransmitter
An endogenous compound that is used to transmit information across the synapse between a neuron and another cell.
P450 inhibitor
An enzyme inhibitor that interferes with the activity of cytochrome P450 involved in catalysis of organic substances.
signalling molecule
A molecular messenger in which the molecule is specifically involved in transmitting information between cells. Such molecules are released from the cell sending the signal, cross over the gap between cells by diffusion, and interact with specific receptors in another cell, triggering a response in that cell by activating a series of enzyme controlled reactions which lead to changes inside the cell.
neurotoxin
A poison that interferes with the functions of the nervous system.
mitochondrial respiratory-chain inhibitor

Application(s): vasodilator agent
A drug used to cause dilation of the blood vessels.
biomarker
A substance used as an indicator of a biological state.
probe
A role played by a molecular entity used to study the microscopic environment.
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Outgoing carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role biomarker (CHEBI:59163)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role ligand (CHEBI:52214)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role mitochondrial respiratory-chain inhibitor (CHEBI:25355)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role neurotoxin (CHEBI:50910)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role neurotransmitter (CHEBI:25512)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role P450 inhibitor (CHEBI:50183)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role probe (CHEBI:50406)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role signalling molecule (CHEBI:62488)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) has role vasodilator agent (CHEBI:35620)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) is a carbon oxide (CHEBI:23014)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) is a one-carbon compound (CHEBI:64708)
carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245) is conjugate base of carbon monoxide(1+) (CHEBI:58072)
Incoming carbon monoxide(1+) (CHEBI:58072) is conjugate acid of carbon monoxide (CHEBI:17245)
IUPAC Names
carbon monooxide
carbon monoxide
carbon(II) oxide
Synonyms Sources
[CO] MolBase
C≡O ChEBI
Carbon monoxide KEGG COMPOUND
CARBON MONOXIDE PDBeChem
CO KEGG COMPOUND
CO UniProt
Database Links Databases
753 MolBase
C00237 KEGG COMPOUND
c0369 UM-BBD
CARBON-MONOXIDE MetaCyc
Carbon_monoxide Wikipedia
CMO PDBeChem
D09706 KEGG DRUG
HMDB01361 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1900508 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
3535285 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
3587264 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
421 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
630-08-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
630-08-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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28 July 2014