CHEBI:34565 - benzo[b]fluoranthene

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ChEBI Name benzo[b]fluoranthene
ChEBI ASCII Name benzo[b]fluoranthene
Definition An ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene that consists of a benzene ring fused with a acephenanthrylene ring.
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Formula C20H12
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 252.30928
Monoisotopic Mass 252.09390
InChI InChI=1S/C20H12/c1-2-7-14-13(6-1)12-19-16-9-4-3-8-15(16)18-11-5-10-17(14)20(18)19/h1-12H
SMILES c1ccc-2c(c1)-c1cccc3c4ccccc4cc-2c13
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): mutagen
An agent that increases the frequency of mutations above the normal background level, usually by interacting directly with DNA and causing it damage, including base substitution.
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 benzo[b]fluoranthene (CHEBI:34565) has role mutagen (CHEBI:25435)
benzo[b]fluoranthene (CHEBI:34565) is a ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene (CHEBI:35300)
Synonyms Sources
2,3-Benzfluoranthene ChemIDplus
2,3-Benzofluoranthene ChemIDplus
3,4-Benzfluoranthene KEGG COMPOUND
B(b)F ChemIDplus
Benzo[b]fluoranthene KEGG COMPOUND
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Benzo(b)fluoranthene Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1872553 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1872553 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
205-99-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
205-99-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
205-99-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
08 May 2014