CHEBI:28534 - 1,2-dibromoethane

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ChEBI Name 1,2-dibromoethane
ChEBI ID CHEBI:28534
Definition A bromoalkane that is ethane carrying bromo substituents at positions 1 and 2. It is produced by marine algae.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:496, CHEBI:18880
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Formula C2H4Br2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 187.86116
InChI InChI=1S/C2H4Br2/c3-1-2-4/h1-2H2
InChIKey PAAZPARNPHGIKF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES BrCCBr
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): 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.
marine metabolite
Any metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in marine macro- and microorganisms.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in mouse (Mus musculus).
algal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in algae including unicellular organisms like chlorella and diatoms to multicellular organisms like giant kelps and brown algae.
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.
Application(s): fumigant
A volatile or volatilizable chemical compound utilized for control of pests in buildings, soil, grain, as well as during processing of goods to be imported or exported to prevent transfer of exotic organisms.
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Outgoing 1,2-dibromoethane (CHEBI:28534) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
1,2-dibromoethane (CHEBI:28534) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
1,2-dibromoethane (CHEBI:28534) has role fumigant (CHEBI:39276)
1,2-dibromoethane (CHEBI:28534) has role marine metabolite (CHEBI:76507)
1,2-dibromoethane (CHEBI:28534) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
1,2-dibromoethane (CHEBI:28534) has role mutagen (CHEBI:25435)
1,2-dibromoethane (CHEBI:28534) is a bromoalkane (CHEBI:22929)
IUPAC Name
1,2-dibromoethane
Synonyms Sources
1,2-Dibromoethane KEGG COMPOUND
1,2-dibromoethane UniProt
α,β-dibromoethane NIST Chemistry WebBook
α,ω-dibromoethane ChemIDplus
DBE NIST Chemistry WebBook
EDB NIST Chemistry WebBook
ethylene bromide NIST Chemistry WebBook
Ethylene dibromide KEGG COMPOUND
sym-Dibromoethane ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
1,2-Dibromoethane Wikipedia
12-DIBROMOETHANE MetaCyc
C11088 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB60334 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
106-93-4 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
106-93-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
106-93-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1913 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
605266 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
605266 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
10088182 PubMed citation CiteXplore
11312844 PubMed citation CiteXplore
Last Modified
27 January 2016
General Comment
2014-03-13 Marine Chemistry(1996),55(3), 359-366.