CHEBI:62842 - beryllium oxide

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ChEBI Name beryllium oxide
Definition A beryllium molecular entity consisting of beryllium (+2 oxidation state) and oxide in the ratio 1:1. In the solid state, BeO adopts the hexagonal wurtzite structure form while in the vapour phase, it is present as discrete diatomic covalent molecules.
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Formula BeO
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 25.01160
Monoisotopic Mass 25.00710
InChI InChI=1S/Be.O
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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.
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Outgoing beryllium oxide (CHEBI:62842) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
beryllium oxide (CHEBI:62842) is a beryllium molecular entity (CHEBI:33780)
beryllium oxide (CHEBI:62842) is a metal oxide (CHEBI:133331)
Synonyms Sources
Beryllia ChemIDplus
Beryllium monoxide ChemIDplus
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Beryllium_oxide Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1304-56-9 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1304-56-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
3902801 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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19 September 2016