CHEBI:37599 - bis(2-chloroethyl)amine

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ChEBI Name bis(2-chloroethyl)amine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:37599
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Formula C4H9Cl2N
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 142.02640
Monoisotopic Mass 141.01120
InChI InChI=1S/C4H9Cl2N/c5-1-3-7-4-2-6/h7H,1-4H2
InChIKey TXFLGZOGNOOEFZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES ClCCNCCCl
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): alkylating agent
Highly reactive chemical that introduces alkyl radicals into biologically active molecules and thereby prevents their proper functioning. It could be used as an antineoplastic agent, but it might be very toxic, with carcinogenic, mutagenic, teratogenic, and immunosuppressant actions. It could also be used as a component of poison gases.
(via nitrogen mustard )
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Outgoing bis(2-chloroethyl)amine (CHEBI:37599) is a nitrogen mustard (CHEBI:37598)
IUPAC Name
2-chloro-N-(2-chloroethyl)ethanamine
Synonyms Sources
2,2'-dichlorodiethylamine ChemIDplus
bis(2-chloroethyl)amine IUPAC
bis(chloroethyl)amine ChemIDplus
NH-Lost ChemIDplus
nornitrogen mustard ChemIDplus
Manual Xref Database
C16552 KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
334-22-5 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
334-22-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
464204 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
605316 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
28 July 2014