CHEBI:16698 - cyanamide

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ChEBI Name cyanamide
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16698
Definition A nitrile that is hydrogen cyanide in which the hydrogen has been replaced by an amino group.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:23418, CHEBI:41585, CHEBI:3967, CHEBI:14036
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Formula CH2N2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 42.04000
Monoisotopic Mass 42.022
InChI InChI=1S/CH2N2/c2-1-3/h2H2
InChIKey XZMCDFZZKTWFGF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES NC#N
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC 1.2.1.3 [aldehyde dehydrogenase (NAD(+))] inhibitor
An EC 1.2.1.* (oxidoreductase acting on donor aldehyde/oxo group with NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor) inhibitor that interferes with the action of aldehyde dehydrogenase (NAD+), EC 1.2.1.3.
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Outgoing cyanamide (CHEBI:16698) has role EC 1.2.1.3 [aldehyde dehydrogenase (NAD+)] inhibitor (CHEBI:35487)
cyanamide (CHEBI:16698) is a nitrile (CHEBI:18379)
cyanamide (CHEBI:16698) is a one-carbon compound (CHEBI:64708)
cyanamide (CHEBI:16698) is conjugate acid of cyanamide(2−) (CHEBI:64302)
Incoming (4R,5S,6S,7R)-4,7-dibenzyl-5,6-dihydroxy-1,3-bis[4-(hydroxymethyl)benzyl]-1,3-diazepan-2-ylidenecyanamide (CHEBI:45154) has functional parent cyanamide (CHEBI:16698)
melamine (CHEBI:27915) has functional parent cyanamide (CHEBI:16698)
thiacloprid (CHEBI:39175) has functional parent cyanamide (CHEBI:16698)
cyanamide(2−) (CHEBI:64302) is conjugate base of cyanamide (CHEBI:16698)
IUPAC Name
cyanamide
Synonyms Sources
amidocyanogen ChEBI
carbamonitrile ChEBI
Carbodiimide KEGG COMPOUND
Cyanamide KEGG COMPOUND
CYANAMIDE PDBeChem
cyanamide UniProt
cyanoamine ChEBI
H2N‒C≡N ChEBI
NH2CN ChEBI
Database Links Databases
C01566 KEGG COMPOUND
c0597 UM-BBD
CNN PDBeChem
Cyanamide Wikipedia
D00123 KEGG DRUG
DB02679 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1732569 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
420-04-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
420-04-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
784 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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21 April 2015