CHEBI:34567 - benzo[e]pyrene

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ChEBI Name benzo[e]pyrene
ChEBI ID CHEBI:34567
ChEBI ASCII Name benzo[e]pyrene
Definition An ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene consisting of five fused benzene rings. It is listed as a Group 3 carcinogen by the IARC.
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Formula C20H12
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 252.30928
Monoisotopic Mass 252.094
InChI InChI=1S/C20H12/c1-2-8-16-15(7-1)17-9-3-5-13-11-12-14-6-4-10-18(16)20(14)19(13)17/h1-12H
InChIKey TXVHTIQJNYSSKO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES c1ccc2c(c1)c1cccc3ccc4cccc2c4c13
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.
(via polycyclic arene )
Application(s): endocrine disruptor
Any compound that can disrupt the functions of the endocrine (hormone) system
(via polycyclic arene )
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Outgoing benzo[e]pyrene (CHEBI:34567) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
benzo[e]pyrene (CHEBI:34567) has role mutagen (CHEBI:25435)
benzo[e]pyrene (CHEBI:34567) is a ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene (CHEBI:35300)
IUPAC Name
benzo[e]pyrene
Synonyms Sources
1,2-Benzopyrene ChemIDplus
1,2-Benzpyrene KEGG COMPOUND
4,5-Benzopyrene ChemIDplus
4,5-Benzpyrene ChemIDplus
9,10-Benzpyrene ChemIDplus
B(e)P ChemIDplus
Benzo(e)pyrene ChemIDplus
Benzo(l)pyrene ChemIDplus
Benzo[e]pyrene KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1911334 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1911334 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
192-97-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
192-97-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
192-97-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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26 February 2016