CHEBI:26911 - oxolane

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ChEBI Name oxolane
ChEBI ID CHEBI:26911
Definition A cyclic ether that is butane in which one hydrogen from each methyl group is substituted by an oxygen.
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Formula C4H8O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 72.10570
InChI InChI=1S/C4H8O/c1-2-4-5-3-1/h1-4H2
InChIKey WYURNTSHIVDZCO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C1CCOC1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): polar aprotic solvent
A solvent with a comparatively high relative permittivity (or dielectric constant), greater than ca. 15, and a sizable permanent dipole moment, that cannot donate suitably labile hydrogen atoms to form strong hydrogen bonds.
Application(s): polar aprotic solvent
A solvent with a comparatively high relative permittivity (or dielectric constant), greater than ca. 15, and a sizable permanent dipole moment, that cannot donate suitably labile hydrogen atoms to form strong hydrogen bonds.
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Outgoing oxolane (CHEBI:26911) has role polar aprotic solvent (CHEBI:48358)
oxolane (CHEBI:26911) is a cyclic ether (CHEBI:37407)
oxolane (CHEBI:26911) is a oxolanes (CHEBI:26912)
oxolane (CHEBI:26911) is a saturated organic heteromonocyclic parent (CHEBI:36389)
Incoming tanegool (CHEBI:70196) is a oxolane (CHEBI:26911)
IUPAC Name
oxolane
Synonyms Sources
1,4-epoxybutane ChemIDplus
butane α,δ-oxide NIST Chemistry WebBook
butylene oxide UM-BBD
furanidine UM-BBD
tetrahydrofuran IUPAC
tetramethylene oxide NIST Chemistry WebBook
THF ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
c0019 UM-BBD
HMDB00246 HMDB
THF Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
102391 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
102391 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
109-99-9 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
109-99-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1767 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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Last Modified
13 October 2014
General Comment
2014-02-19 THF is occasionally found in human urine due to occupational exposure.