CHEBI:62629 - nitarsone

Main ChEBI Ontology Automatic Xrefs Reactions Pathways Models
ChEBI Name nitarsone
Definition An organoarsonic acid where the organyl group is 4-nitrophenyl.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Supplier Information
Download Molfile XML SDF
Formula C6H6AsNO5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 247.03710
Monoisotopic Mass 246.94619
InChI InChI=1S/C6H6AsNO5/c9-7(10,11)5-1-3-6(4-2-5)8(12)13/h1-4H,(H2,9,10,11)
SMILES O[As](O)(=O)c1ccc(cc1)[N+]([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antiprotozoal drug
Any antimicrobial drug which is used to treat or prevent protozoal infections.
Application(s): antiprotozoal drug
Any antimicrobial drug which is used to treat or prevent protozoal infections.
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
View more via ChEBI Ontology
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing nitarsone (CHEBI:62629) has functional parent phenylarsonic acid (CHEBI:29851)
nitarsone (CHEBI:62629) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
nitarsone (CHEBI:62629) has role antiprotozoal drug (CHEBI:35820)
nitarsone (CHEBI:62629) is a C-nitro compound (CHEBI:35716)
nitarsone (CHEBI:62629) is a organoarsonic acid (CHEBI:22638)
(4-nitrophenyl)arsonic acid
INNs Sources
nitarson ChemIDplus
nitarsone ChemIDplus
nitarsonum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
(p-nitrophenyl)arsonic acid ChEBI
4-nitrobenzenearsonic acid ChemIDplus
4-nitrophenylarsonic acid ChemIDplus
4-O2C6H4AsO3H2 ChEBI
p-nitrobenzenearsonic acid ChemIDplus
p-nitrophenylarsonic acid ChemIDplus
Brand Name Source
Histostat KEGG DRUG
Manual Xrefs Databases
2984 VSDB
US2653160 Patent
View more database links
Registry Numbers Types Sources
2939908 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
98-72-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
98-72-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
16550417 PubMed citation Europe PMC
21388897 PubMed citation Europe PMC
4674928 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
25 July 2011
General Comment
2011-07-25 Nitarsone is used as a feed additive for the control (by prevention) of histomoniasis, a disease caused by a protozoan parasite, Histomonas meleagridis, that infects the caecum, and subsequently the liver, of turkeys (in which most infections are fatal) and chickens.