CHEBI:29861 - perylene

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ChEBI Name perylene
Definition An ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene comprising of five benzene rings that is anthracene in which the d,e and k,l sides are fused to benzene rings.
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Formula C20H12
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 252.30928
Monoisotopic Mass 252.09390
InChI InChI=1S/C20H12/c1-5-13-6-2-11-17-18-12-4-8-14-7-3-10-16(20(14)18)15(9-1)19(13)17/h1-12H
SMILES c1cc2cccc3c4cccc5cccc(c(c1)c23)c45
Roles Classification
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.
(via polycyclic arene )
Application(s): endocrine disruptor
Any compound that can disrupt the functions of the endocrine (hormone) system
(via polycyclic arene )
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Outgoing perylene (CHEBI:29861) is a ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene (CHEBI:35300)
perylene (CHEBI:29861) is a perylenes (CHEBI:60201)
Synonyms Sources
α-perylene ChemIDplus
dibenz[de,kl]anthracene NIST Chemistry WebBook
peri-dinaphthalene NIST Chemistry WebBook
perilene NIST Chemistry WebBook
Perylen ChEBI
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Perylene Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
104944 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
1911335 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1911335 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
198-55-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
198-55-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
28 July 2014