CHEBI:33191 - potassium cyanide

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ChEBI Name potassium cyanide
ChEBI ID CHEBI:33191
Definition A cyanide salt containing equal numbers of potassium cations and cyanide anions.
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Formula CKN
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 65.116
Monoisotopic Mass 64.967
InChI InChI=1S/CN.K/c1-2;/q-1;+1
InChIKey NNFCIKHAZHQZJG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [C-]#N.[K+]
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC 1.9.3.1 (cytochrome c oxidase) inhibitor
An EC 1.9.3.* (oxidoreductase acting on donor heme group, oxygen as acceptor) inhibitor that interferes with the action of cytochrome c oxidase (EC 1.9.3.1).
EC 1.15.1.1 (superoxide dismutase) inhibitor
An EC 1.15.* (oxidoreductase acting on superoxide as acceptor) inhibitor that interferes with the action of superoxide dismutase (EC 1.15.1.1).
neurotoxin
A poison that interferes with the functions of the nervous system.
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Outgoing potassium cyanide (CHEBI:33191) has role EC 1.15.1.1 (superoxide dismutase) inhibitor (CHEBI:134084)
potassium cyanide (CHEBI:33191) has role EC 1.9.3.1 (cytochrome c oxidase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38500)
potassium cyanide (CHEBI:33191) has role neurotoxin (CHEBI:50910)
potassium cyanide (CHEBI:33191) is a cyanide salt (CHEBI:36572)
potassium cyanide (CHEBI:33191) is a one-carbon compound (CHEBI:64708)
potassium cyanide (CHEBI:33191) is a potassium salt (CHEBI:26218)
IUPAC Name
potassium cyanide
Synonyms Sources
cyanide of potassium NIST Chemistry WebBook
Kaliumcyanid ChEBI
Kaliumzyanid ChEBI
KCN IUPAC
Zyankali ChEBI
Manual Xref Database
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
151-50-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
151-50-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
3593645 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
4652394 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
647425 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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07 December 2016