CHEBI:28738 - 2,6-dimethylaniline

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ChEBI Name 2,6-dimethylaniline
Definition A primary arylamine that is aniline in which the hydrogens at the 2- and 6-positions are replaced by methyl groups. It is used in the production of some anasthetics and other chemicals. It is a drug metabolite of lidocaine (local anasthetic).
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:956, CHEBI:19404
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Formula C8H11N
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 121.17960
Monoisotopic Mass 121.08915
InChI InChI=1S/C8H11N/c1-6-4-3-5-7(2)8(6)9/h3-5H,9H2,1-2H3
SMILES Cc1cccc(C)c1N
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
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.
drug metabolite

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Outgoing 2,6-dimethylaniline (CHEBI:28738) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
2,6-dimethylaniline (CHEBI:28738) has role drug metabolite (CHEBI:49103)
2,6-dimethylaniline (CHEBI:28738) is a dimethylaniline (CHEBI:23806)
2,6-dimethylaniline (CHEBI:28738) is a primary arylamine (CHEBI:50471)
Incoming N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-N2-(3,5-dimethylphenyl)glycinamide (CHEBI:75364) has functional parent 2,6-dimethylaniline (CHEBI:28738)
Synonyms Sources
1-amino-2,6-dimethylbenzene ChemIDplus
2,6-Dimethylaniline KEGG COMPOUND
2,6-dimethylbenzenamine ChemIDplus
2,6-dimethylphenylamine ChemIDplus
2,6-xylidine ChemIDplus
2,6-Xylidine KEGG COMPOUND
2,6-xylylamine ChemIDplus
2-amino-1,3-dimethylbenzene ChemIDplus
2-amino-1,3-xylene ChemIDplus
2-amino-m-xylene ChemIDplus
o-xylidine ChemIDplus
vic-m-xylidine ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
2,6-Xylidine Wikipedia
HMDB0060677 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
636332 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
636332 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
87-62-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
87-62-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
87-62-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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28 July 2014