CHEBI:131461 - 3-bromopyruvic acid

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ChEBI Name 3-bromopyruvic acid
Definition A 2-oxo monocarboxylic acid that is pyruvic acid in which one of the methyl hydrogens is replaced by bromine. Synthetic brominated derivative and structural analog of pyruvic acid. Highly reactive alkylating agent. Anti-cancer drug
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Submitter Rob Nash
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Formula C3H3BrO3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 166.958
Monoisotopic Mass 165.92656
InChI InChI=1S/C3H3BrO3/c4-1-2(5)3(6)7/h1H2,(H,6,7)
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): alkylating agent
Highly reactive chemical that introduces alkyl radicals into biologically active molecules and thereby prevents their proper functioning. It could be used as an antineoplastic agent, but it might be very toxic, with carcinogenic, mutagenic, teratogenic, and immunosuppressant actions. It could also be used as a component of poison gases.
Application(s): antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
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Outgoing 3-bromopyruvic acid (CHEBI:131461) has functional parent pyruvic acid (CHEBI:32816)
3-bromopyruvic acid (CHEBI:131461) has role alkylating agent (CHEBI:22333)
3-bromopyruvic acid (CHEBI:131461) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
3-bromopyruvic acid (CHEBI:131461) is a 2-oxo monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:35910)
3-bromopyruvic acid (CHEBI:131461) is a organobromine compound (CHEBI:37141)
3-bromopyruvic acid (CHEBI:131461) is conjugate acid of 3-bromopyruvate (CHEBI:131592)
Incoming 3-bromopyruvate (CHEBI:131592) is conjugate base of 3-bromopyruvic acid (CHEBI:131461)
3-bromo-2-oxopropanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
3-Bromopyruvate ChemIDplus
bromopyruvate SUBMITTER
bromopyruvic acid SUBMITTER
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Bromopyruvic_acid Wikipedia
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1113-59-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1746786 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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21 March 2016