CHEBI:49976 - zinc dichloride

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ChEBI Name zinc dichloride
ChEBI ID CHEBI:49976
Definition A compound of zinc and chloride ions in the ratio 1:2. It exists in four crystalline forms, in each of which the Zn2+ ions are trigonal planar coordinated to four chloride ions.
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Formula Cl2Zn
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 136.29540
Monoisotopic Mass 133.867
InChI InChI=1S/2ClH.Zn/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2
InChIKey JIAARYAFYJHUJI-UHFFFAOYSA-L
SMILES [Cl-].[Cl-].[Zn++]
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Lewis acid
A molecular entity that is an electron-pair acceptor and therefore able to form a covalent bond with an electron-pair donor (Lewis base), thereby producing a Lewis adduct.
Biological Role(s): disinfectant
An antimicrobial agent that is applied to non-living objects to destroy harmful microorganisms or to inhibit their activity.
EC 5.3.3.5 (cholestenol Delta-isomerase) inhibitor
An EC 5.3.3.* (intramolecular oxidase transposing C2C bonds) inhibitor that interferes with the action of a cholestenol Delta-isomerase (EC 5.3.3.5).
Application(s): astringent
A compound that causes the contraction of body tissues, typically used to reduce bleeding from minor abrasions.
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Outgoing zinc dichloride (CHEBI:49976) has role astringent (CHEBI:74783)
zinc dichloride (CHEBI:49976) has role disinfectant (CHEBI:48219)
zinc dichloride (CHEBI:49976) has role EC 5.3.3.5 (cholestenol Δ-isomerase) inhibitor (CHEBI:86385)
zinc dichloride (CHEBI:49976) has role Lewis acid (CHEBI:39143)
zinc dichloride (CHEBI:49976) is a inorganic chloride (CHEBI:36093)
zinc dichloride (CHEBI:49976) is a zinc molecular entity (CHEBI:27364)
Incoming fast blue salt B (CHEBI:87627) has part zinc dichloride (CHEBI:49976)
IUPAC Names
zinc dichloride
zinc(II) chloride
zinc(2+) chloride
Synonyms Sources
butter of zinc ChemIDplus
chlorure de zinc ChemIDplus
dichlorozinc NIST Chemistry WebBook
zinc chloride ChemIDplus
zinc chloride, anhydrous NIST Chemistry WebBook
Zinkchlorid ChemIDplus
ZnCl2 IUPAC
Manual Xrefs Databases
1125 MolBase
D02058 KEGG DRUG
Zinc_Chloride Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
430396 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
7646-85-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
7646-85-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
22 January 2018