CHEBI:31962 - paraformaldehyde macromolecule

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ChEBI Name paraformaldehyde macromolecule
ChEBI ID CHEBI:31962
Definition A macromolecule composed of repeating methyleneoxy units arising from polymerisation of formaldehyde.
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Formula (CH2O)n
Average Mass 30.02600
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fixative
Any compound used for the purpose of preserving biological tissues from decay in such a way as to allow for the preparation of thin, stained sections for subsequent histological study.
fungicide
A substance used to destroy fungal pests.
Application(s): agrochemical
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
fungicide
A substance used to destroy fungal pests.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing paraformaldehyde macromolecule (CHEBI:31962) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
paraformaldehyde macromolecule (CHEBI:31962) has role fixative (CHEBI:50913)
paraformaldehyde macromolecule (CHEBI:31962) has role fungicide (CHEBI:24127)
paraformaldehyde macromolecule (CHEBI:31962) is a poly(oxymethylene) macromolecule (CHEBI:53421)
Incoming paraformaldehyde polymer (CHEBI:61538) has part paraformaldehyde macromolecule (CHEBI:31962)
IUPAC Name
polyformaldehyde
Synonyms Sources
Paraform ChemIDplus
Paraformaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
Paraformic aldehyde ChemIDplus
Polyformaldehyde ChemIDplus
Polyoxymethylene ChemIDplus
Polyoxymethylene glycol ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
C12942 KEGG COMPOUND
D01494 KEGG DRUG
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
102769 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
30525-89-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
30525-89-4 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
Last Modified
04 August 2014