CHEBI:25940 - peroxides

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ChEBI Name peroxides
Definition Compounds of structure ROOR'.
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Formula O2R2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass (excl. R groups) 31.999
Monoisotopic Mass (excl. R groups) 31.98983
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): oxidising agent
A substance that removes electrons from another reactant in a redox reaction.
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Outgoing peroxides (CHEBI:25940) has part peroxy group (CHEBI:29369)
peroxides (CHEBI:25940) has role oxidising agent (CHEBI:63248)
peroxides (CHEBI:25940) is a oxide (CHEBI:25741)
Incoming inorganic peroxide (CHEBI:24837) is a peroxides (CHEBI:25940)
organic peroxide (CHEBI:25702) is a peroxides (CHEBI:25940)
Synonym Source
a peroxide UniProt
Last Modified
15 August 2022