CHEBI:29385 - cyclooctasulfur

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ChEBI Name cyclooctasulfur
ChEBI ID CHEBI:29385
Definition A homomonocyclic compound composed of eight sulfur atoms. It has been isolated from Ganoderma lucidum, a mushroom commonly used in Chinese medicine.
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Formula S8
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 256.52800
InChI InChI=1S/S8/c1-2-4-6-8-7-5-3-1
InChIKey JLQNHALFVCURHW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES S1SSSSSSS1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
fungal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in fungi, the kingdom that includes microorganisms such as the yeasts and moulds.
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Outgoing cyclooctasulfur (CHEBI:29385) has role bacterial metabolite (CHEBI:76969)
cyclooctasulfur (CHEBI:29385) has role fungal metabolite (CHEBI:76946)
cyclooctasulfur (CHEBI:29385) is a elemental sulfur (CHEBI:33403)
cyclooctasulfur (CHEBI:29385) is a homomonocyclic compound (CHEBI:36913)
IUPAC Name
octathiocane
Synonyms Sources
cyclooctasulfur ChemIDplus
octasulfur NIST Chemistry WebBook
S8 IUPAC
Database Links Databases
FR2984178 Patent
Octasulfur Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
10544-50-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
10544-50-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1099365 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2973 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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18 February 2014