CHEBI:6637 - magnesium dihydroxide

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ChEBI Name magnesium dihydroxide
ChEBI ID CHEBI:6637
Definition A magnesium hydroxide in which the magnesium atom is bound to two hydroxide groups.
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Formula H2MgO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 58.31968
Monoisotopic Mass 57.991
InChI InChI=1S/Mg.2H2O/h;2*1H2/q+2;;/p-2
InChIKey VTHJTEIRLNZDEV-UHFFFAOYSA-L
SMILES [OH-].[OH-].[Mg++]
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antacid
Any substance which is used to neutralise stomach acidity.
Application(s): antacid
Any substance which is used to neutralise stomach acidity.
flame retardant
Any compound that is added to manufactured materials to inhibit, suppress, or delay the production of flames and so prevent the spread of fire.
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Outgoing magnesium dihydroxide (CHEBI:6637) has role antacid (CHEBI:65265)
magnesium dihydroxide (CHEBI:6637) has role flame retardant (CHEBI:79314)
magnesium dihydroxide (CHEBI:6637) is a magnesium hydroxide (CHEBI:35149)
IUPAC Names
magnesium dihydroxide
magnesium(II) hydroxide
magnesium(2+) hydroxide
Synonyms Sources
Magnesia, [Milk of] KEGG COMPOUND
magnesium hydrate NIST Chemistry WebBook
Magnesium hydroxide KEGG COMPOUND
Magnesiumhydroxid ChEBI
Mg(OH)2 IUPAC
Milk of magnesia KEGG COMPOUND
milk of magnesia NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
C07876 KEGG COMPOUND
D06425 KEGG DRUG
Magnesium_Hydroxide Wikipedia
MO2 PDBeChem
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
11342935 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1309-42-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
1309-42-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1309-42-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
485572 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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18 February 2015