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CHEBI:64213 - cantharidin

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ChEBI Name cantharidin
Definition A monoterpenoid with an epoxy-bridged cyclic dicarboxylic anhydride structure secreted by many species of blister beetle, and most notably by the Spanish fly, Lytta vesicatoria. Natural toxin inhibitor of protein phosphatases 1 and 2A.
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Formula C10H12O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 196.19990
Monoisotopic Mass 196.074
InChI InChI=1S/C10H12O4/c1-9-5-3-4-6(13-5)10(9,2)8(12)14-7(9)11/h5-6H,3-4H2,1-2H3/t5-,6+,9+,10-
SMILES C[C@]12[C@@H]3CC[C@@H](O3)[C@@]1(C)C(=O)OC2=O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC (phosphoprotein phosphatase) inhibitor
Any EC 3.1.3.* (phosphoric monoester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of phosphoprotein phosphatase (EC
Application(s): herbicide
A substance used to destroy plant pests.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing cantharidin (CHEBI:64213) has role EC (phosphoprotein phosphatase) inhibitor (CHEBI:37153)
cantharidin (CHEBI:64213) has role herbicide (CHEBI:24527)
cantharidin (CHEBI:64213) is a cyclic dicarboxylic anhydride (CHEBI:36609)
cantharidin (CHEBI:64213) is a monoterpenoid (CHEBI:25409)
Incoming cantharidic acid (CHEBI:78695) has functional parent cantharidin (CHEBI:64213)
Synonyms Sources
1,2-Dimethyl-3,6-epoxyperhydrophthalic anhydride ChemIDplus
Cantharidine ChemIDplus
Cantharone ChemIDplus
exo-1,2-cis-Dimethyl-3,6-epoxyhexahydrophthalic anhydride ChemIDplus
Kantharidin ChemIDplus
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C00010979 KNApSAcK
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56-25-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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85302 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
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26 February 2016