CHEBI:23995 - N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea

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ChEBI Name N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea
ChEBI ID CHEBI:23995
ChEBI ASCII Name N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea
Definition A member of the class of N-nitrosoureas that is urea in which one of the nitrogens is substituted by ethyl and nitroso groups.
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Formula C3H7N3O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 117.10660
Monoisotopic Mass 117.054
InChI InChI=1S/C3H7N3O2/c1-2-6(5-8)3(4)7/h2H2,1H3,(H2,4,7)
InChIKey FUSGACRLAFQQRL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCN(N=O)C(N)=O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): mutagen
An agent that increases the frequency of mutations above the normal background level, usually by interacting directly with DNA and causing it damage, including base substitution.
carcinogenic agent
A role played by a chemical compound which is known to induce a process of carcinogenesis by corrupting normal cellular pathways, leading to the acquistion of tumoral capabilities.
genotoxin
A role played by a chemical compound to induce direct or indirect DNA damage. Such damage can potentially lead to the formation of a malignant tumour, but DNA damage does not lead inevitably to the creation of cancerous cells.
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.
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Outgoing N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (CHEBI:23995) has functional parent urea (CHEBI:16199)
N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (CHEBI:23995) has role alkylating agent (CHEBI:22333)
N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (CHEBI:23995) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (CHEBI:23995) has role genotoxin (CHEBI:50902)
N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (CHEBI:23995) has role mutagen (CHEBI:25435)
N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (CHEBI:23995) is a N-nitrosoureas (CHEBI:76551)
IUPAC Name
1-ethyl-1-nitrosourea
Synonyms Sources
1-(Aminocarbonyl)-1-ethyl-2-oxohydrazine NIST Chemistry WebBook
1-Ethyl-1-nitrosourea ChemIDplus
Aethylnitroso-harnstoff ChemIDplus
ENU ChemIDplus
Ethyl nitrosourea ChemIDplus
N-Ethyl-N-nitroso carbamide ChemIDplus
N-Ethyl-N-nitroso-urea ChemIDplus
N-Ethylnitrosourea ChemIDplus
NEU NIST Chemistry WebBook
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C19178 KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1761174 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1761174 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
759-73-9 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
759-73-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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28 July 2014