CHEBI:35559 - furan

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ChEBI Name furan
ChEBI ID CHEBI:35559
Definition A monocyclic heteroarene with a structure consisting of a 5-membered ring containing four carbons and one oxygen, with formula C4H4O. It is a toxic, flammable, low-boiling (31°C) colourless liquid.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:34767, CHEBI:30855
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Formula C4H4O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 68.07400
Monoisotopic Mass 68.026
InChI InChI=1S/C4H4O/c1-2-4-5-3-1/h1-4H
InChIKey YLQBMQCUIZJEEH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES c1ccoc1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Maillard reaction product
Any thermal degradation product obtained as a result of a chemical reaction between an amino acid and a reducing sugar (Maillard reaction, a non-enzymatic browning procedure that usually imparts flavour to starch-based food products).
Biological Role(s): hepatotoxic agent
A role played by a chemical compound exihibiting itself through the ability to induce damage to the liver in animals.
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.
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Outgoing furan (CHEBI:35559) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
furan (CHEBI:35559) has role hepatotoxic agent (CHEBI:50908)
furan (CHEBI:35559) has role Maillard reaction product (CHEBI:77523)
furan (CHEBI:35559) is a furans (CHEBI:24129)
furan (CHEBI:35559) is a mancude organic heteromonocyclic parent (CHEBI:35555)
furan (CHEBI:35559) is a monocyclic heteroarene (CHEBI:38179)
Incoming furfural (CHEBI:34768) has functional parent furan (CHEBI:35559)
2-octylfuran (CHEBI:87592) has parent hydride furan (CHEBI:35559)
3-furaldehyde (CHEBI:87609) has parent hydride furan (CHEBI:35559)
furandiyl group (CHEBI:51427) is substituent group from furan (CHEBI:35559)
furyl group (CHEBI:24131) is substituent group from furan (CHEBI:35559)
IUPAC Name
furan
Synonyms Sources
1,4-epoxy-1,3-butadiene ChemIDplus
divinylene oxide ChemIDplus
Furan KEGG COMPOUND
furane NIST Chemistry WebBook
oxacyclopentadiene ChemIDplus
oxole NIST Chemistry WebBook
tetrole ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C14275 KEGG COMPOUND
Furan Wikipedia
HMDB13785 HMDB
LSM-37156 LINCS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
103221 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
103221 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
110-00-9 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
110-00-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
25716 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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26 February 2016