CHEBI:75375 - dichlorprop

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ChEBI Name dichlorprop
Definition A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of (R)- and (S)-dichlorprop. It is widely used as a herbicide for killing annual and broad leaf weeds. Only the R-enantiomer has herbicidal activity; the S-enantiomer is inactive.
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Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Biological Role(s): EC (catalase) inhibitor
An inhibitor of peroxidases (EC 1.11.1.*) that inhibits the action of catalase (EC
synthetic auxin
A synthetic compound exhibiting auxin activity.
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
Application(s): herbicide
A substance used to destroy plant pests.
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
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Outgoing dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) has part (R)-dichlorprop (CHEBI:75373)
dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) has part (S)-dichlorprop (CHEBI:75374)
dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) has role EC (catalase) inhibitor (CHEBI:75380)
dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) has role herbicide (CHEBI:24527)
dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) has role synthetic auxin (CHEBI:26841)
dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
dichlorprop (CHEBI:75375) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
rac-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
(±)-2,4-dichlorophenoxy-α-propanoic acid ChEBI
(±)-2,4-dichlorophenoxy-α-propionic acid ChEBI
(±)-2,4-DP ChemIDplus
(±)-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propanoic acid ChemIDplus
(±)-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propionic acid ChemIDplus
2,4-dichlorophenoxy-α-propanoic acid ChEBI
2,4-dichlorophenoxy-α-propionic acid ChemIDplus
2,4-DP ChemIDplus
2-(2,4-Dp) ChemIDplus
acide 2-(2,4-dichloro-phenoxy) propionique ChemIDplus
AF 302 ChemIDplus
α-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propanoic acid ChEBI
α-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propionic acid ChemIDplus
DCPP-dichlorprop ChemIDplus
rac-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propanoic acid ChEBI
rac-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propionic acid ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
dichlorprop Alan Wood's Pesticides
Dichlorprop Wikipedia
GB822199 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
120-36-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
120-36-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
3203103 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
14 November 2017
General Comment
2014-10-29 Stravs M, Schymanski E, Singer H, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Eawag