CHEBI:36420 - acridine

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ChEBI Name acridine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:36420
Definition A polycyclic heteroarene that is anthracene in which one of the central CH groups is replaced by a nitrogen atom.
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Formula C13H9N
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 179.21730
Monoisotopic Mass 179.073
InChI InChI=1S/C13H9N/c1-3-7-12-10(5-1)9-11-6-2-4-8-13(11)14-12/h1-9H
InChIKey DZBUGLKDJFMEHC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES c1ccc2nc3ccccc3cc2c1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): genotoxin
A role played by a chemical compound to induce direct or indirect DNA damage. Such damage can potentially lead to the formation of a malignant tumour, but DNA damage does not lead inevitably to the creation of cancerous cells.
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Outgoing acridine (CHEBI:36420) has role genotoxin (CHEBI:50902)
acridine (CHEBI:36420) is a acridines (CHEBI:22213)
acridine (CHEBI:36420) is a mancude organic heterotricyclic parent (CHEBI:36416)
acridine (CHEBI:36420) is a polycyclic heteroarene (CHEBI:38180)
Incoming quinacrine (CHEBI:8711) has parent hydride acridine (CHEBI:36420)
IUPAC Name
acridine
Synonyms Sources
10-azaanthracene ChemIDplus
2,3,5,6-dibenzopyridine ChemIDplus
2,3-benzoquinoline ChemIDplus
9-azaanthracene ChemIDplus
acrydine NIST Chemistry WebBook
Akridin NIST Chemistry WebBook
benzo[b]quinoline NIST Chemistry WebBook
dibenzo[b,e]pyridine NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
120200 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
120200 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
143403 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
260-94-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
260-94-6 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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24 March 2014