CHEBI:35298 - anthracene

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ChEBI Name anthracene
ChEBI ID CHEBI:35298
Definition An ortho-fused tricyclic hydrocarbon comprising three fused benzene rings.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:34538, CHEBI:40737, CHEBI:29862
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Formula C14H10
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 178.22920
InChI InChI=1S/C14H10/c1-2-6-12-10-14-8-4-3-7-13(14)9-11(12)5-1/h1-10H
InChIKey MWPLVEDNUUSJAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES c1ccc2cc3ccccc3cc2c1
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.
(via polycyclic arene )
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Outgoing anthracene (CHEBI:35298) is a ortho-fused tricyclic hydrocarbon (CHEBI:37089)
anthracene (CHEBI:35298) is a acene (CHEBI:35297)
anthracene (CHEBI:35298) is a anthracenes (CHEBI:46955)
Incoming anthraflavic acid (CHEBI:34250) has parent hydride anthracene (CHEBI:35298)
anthrarufin (CHEBI:37501) has parent hydride anthracene (CHEBI:35298)
anthracen-1-yl group (CHEBI:48287) is substituent group from anthracene (CHEBI:35298)
anthracen-2-yl group (CHEBI:48371) is substituent group from anthracene (CHEBI:35298)
IUPAC Name
anthracene
Synonyms Sources
ANTHRACENE PDBeChem
Anthracene KEGG COMPOUND
Anthrazen ChEBI
Database Links Databases
AN3 PDBeChem
Anthracene Wikipedia
C14315 KEGG COMPOUND
DB07372 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
120-12-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
120-12-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1905429 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1905429 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
67837 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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Last Modified
06 May 2014