CHEBI:28854 - 2,4-D

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ChEBI Name 2,4-D
Definition A chlorophenoxyacetic acid that is phenoxyacetic acid in which the ring hydrogens at postions 2 and 4 are substituted by chlorines.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Submitter Johnny Lloyd
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:48791, CHEBI:73176, CHEBI:910
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Formulae C8H6Cl2O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 221.03684
Monoisotopic Mass 219.96940
InChI InChI=1S/C8H6Cl2O3/c9-5-1-2-7(6(10)3-5)13-4-8(11)12/h1-3H,4H2,(H,11,12)
SMILES OC(=O)COc1ccc(Cl)cc1Cl
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): EC (shikimate dehydrogenase) inhibitor
An EC 1.1.1.* (oxidoreductase acting on donor CH-OH group, NAD+ or NADP+ acceptor) inhibitor that interferes with the action of shikimate dehydrogenase (EC
synthetic auxin
A synthetic compound exhibiting auxin activity.
Application(s): agrochemical
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
phenoxy herbicide
Any member of the class of herbicides whose members contain a phenoxy or substituted phenoxy group.
A herbicide which when sprayed or dusted on plants causes its leaves to fall off.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) has role defoliant (CHEBI:23582)
2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) has role EC (shikimate dehydrogenase) inhibitor (CHEBI:77484)
2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) has role phenoxy herbicide (CHEBI:60575)
2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) has role synthetic auxin (CHEBI:26841)
2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) is a chlorophenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:23152)
2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) is a dichlorobenzene (CHEBI:23697)
2,4-D (CHEBI:28854) is conjugate acid of (2,4-dichlorophenoxy)acetate (CHEBI:19351)
Incoming (2,4-dichlorophenoxy)acetate (CHEBI:19351) is conjugate base of 2,4-D (CHEBI:28854)
(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)acetic acid
Synonyms Sources
(2,4-Dichlorphenoxy)essigsäure ChEBI
2,4-D acid ChemIDplus
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetate KEGG COMPOUND
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid KEGG COMPOUND
2,4-Dichlorphenoxyessigsäure ChEBI
acide 2,4-dichloro phenoxyacetique ChemIDplus
Hedonal NIST Chemistry WebBook
Trinoxol NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
2,4-d Alan Wood's Pesticides
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic_acid Wikipedia
CPD-9009 MetaCyc
HMDB0041797 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1214242 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1214242 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
51306 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
94-75-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
94-75-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
94-75-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
18 November 2019
General Comment
2014-10-29 Stravs M, Schymanski E, Singer H, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Eawag