CHEBI:23437 - cyanohydrin

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ChEBI Name cyanohydrin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:23437
Definition An α-hydroxynitrile resulting from the formal addition of hydrogen cyanide to the C=O bond of an aldehyde or ketone.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3981
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Formula C2HNOR2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass (excl. R groups) 55.03540
Monoisotopic Mass (excl. R groups) 55.00581
SMILES OC([*])([*])C#N
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437) is a α-hydroxynitrile (CHEBI:22455)
Incoming 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanenitrile (CHEBI:60954) is a cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437)
2-hydroxy-2-methylpropanenitrile (CHEBI:15348) is a cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437)
3,4-Dihydroxymandelonitrile (CHEBI:28740) is a cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437)
aromatic (S)-hydroxynitrile (CHEBI:138306) is a cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437)
disubstituted aliphatic (S)-cyanohydrin (CHEBI:140597) is a cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437)
glycolonitrile (CHEBI:137685) is a cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437)
mandelonitrile (CHEBI:16910) is a cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437)
monosubstituted aliphatic (S)-cyanohydrin (CHEBI:140596) is a cyanohydrin (CHEBI:23437)
Synonyms Sources
Cyanohydrin KEGG COMPOUND
cyanohydrins ChEBI
Manual Xref Database
C05712 KEGG COMPOUND
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Last Modified
08 November 2017