CHEBI:18407 - hydrogen cyanide

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ChEBI Name hydrogen cyanide
ChEBI ID CHEBI:18407
Definition A one-carbon compound consisting of a methine group triple bonded to a nitrogen atom
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:5786, CHEBI:13362
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Formula CHN
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 27.02530
Monoisotopic Mass 27.011
InChI InChI=1S/CHN/c1-2/h1H
InChIKey LELOWRISYMNNSU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C#N
Metabolite of Species Details
Escherichia coli (NCBI:562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via hydracid )
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
poison
Any substance that causes disturbance to organisms by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when a sufficient quantity is absorbed by the organism.
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Outgoing hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407) has role poison (CHEBI:64909)
hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407) is a hydracid (CHEBI:33405)
hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407) is a one-carbon compound (CHEBI:64708)
hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407) is conjugate acid of cyanide (CHEBI:17514)
hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407) is tautomer of hydrogen isocyanide (CHEBI:36856)
Incoming cyanyl (CHEBI:29306) has functional parent hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407)
cyanides (CHEBI:23424) has parent hydride hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407)
cyanide (CHEBI:17514) is conjugate base of hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407)
cyano group (CHEBI:48819) is substituent group from hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407)
hydrogen isocyanide (CHEBI:36856) is tautomer of hydrogen cyanide (CHEBI:18407)
IUPAC Names
hydridonitridocarbon
hydrogen(nitridocarbonate)
methanenitrile
Synonyms Sources
[CHN] IUPAC
Blausäure ChEBI
Cyanwasserstoff NIST Chemistry WebBook
formonitrile IUPAC
HCN KEGG COMPOUND
hydrocyanic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Hydrogen cyanide KEGG COMPOUND
hydrogen cyanide IUPAC
hydrogen cyanide UniProt
Database Links Databases
C00007569 KNApSAcK
C01326 KEGG COMPOUND
HCN MetaCyc
HMDB0060292 HMDB
Hydrogen_cyanide Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1718793 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
74-90-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
74-90-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
19849830 PubMed citation Europe PMC
26700190 PubMed citation Europe PMC
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26823582 PubMed citation Europe PMC
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Last Modified
26 May 2016