CHEBI:35297 - acene

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ChEBI Name acene
Definition A polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon consisting of fused benzene rings in a rectilinear arrangement.
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Formula C10H8.(C4H2)n
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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 acene (CHEBI:35297) is a ortho-fused polycyclic arene (CHEBI:35296)
acene (CHEBI:35297) is a acenes (CHEBI:51269)
Incoming anthracene (CHEBI:35298) is a acene (CHEBI:35297)
heptacene (CHEBI:33156) is a acene (CHEBI:35297)
hexacene (CHEBI:33152) is a acene (CHEBI:35297)
nonacene (CHEBI:33170) is a acene (CHEBI:35297)
octacene (CHEBI:33165) is a acene (CHEBI:35297)
pentacene (CHEBI:33148) is a acene (CHEBI:35297)
tetracene (CHEBI:32600) is a acene (CHEBI:35297)
Synonyms Sources
Acen ChEBI
acène IUPAC
acene IUPAC
Azen ChEBI
polyacenes ChEBI
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Acene Wikipedia
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Last Modified
11 February 2019