CHEBI:6843 - methoxyflurane

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ChEBI Name methoxyflurane
ChEBI ID CHEBI:6843
Definition An ether in which the two groups attached to the central oxygen atom are methyl and 2,2-dichloro-1,1-difluoroethyl.
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Formula C3H4Cl2F2O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 164.96600
InChI InChI=1S/C3H4Cl2F2O/c1-8-3(6,7)2(4)5/h2H,1H3
InChIKey RFKMCNOHBTXSMU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES COC(F)(F)C(Cl)Cl
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): non-narcotic analgesic
A drug that has principally analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory actions. Non-narcotic analgesics do not bind to opioid receptors.
hepatotoxic agent
A role played by a chemical compound exihibiting itself through the ability to induce damage to the liver in animals.
nephrotoxic agent
A role played by a chemical compound exihibiting itself through the ability to induce damage to the kidney in animals.
Application(s): inhalation anaesthetic

non-narcotic analgesic
A drug that has principally analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory actions. Non-narcotic analgesics do not bind to opioid receptors.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing methoxyflurane (CHEBI:6843) has role hepatotoxic agent (CHEBI:50908)
methoxyflurane (CHEBI:6843) has role inhalation anaesthetic (CHEBI:38870)
methoxyflurane (CHEBI:6843) has role nephrotoxic agent (CHEBI:50909)
methoxyflurane (CHEBI:6843) has role non-narcotic analgesic (CHEBI:35481)
methoxyflurane (CHEBI:6843) is a ether (CHEBI:25698)
methoxyflurane (CHEBI:6843) is a organochlorine compound (CHEBI:36683)
methoxyflurane (CHEBI:6843) is a organofluorine compound (CHEBI:37143)
IUPAC Names
2,2-dichloro-1,1-difluoro-1-methoxyethane
2,2-dichloro-1,1-difluoroethyl methyl ether
INNs Sources
methoxyflurane WHO MedNet
methoxyflurane KEGG DRUG
methoxyfluranum DrugBank
metoxiflurano DrugBank
Synonyms Sources
Methoflurane HMDB
Methoxyfluoran HMDB
Methoxyfluran HMDB
Methyl 1,1-difluoro-2,2-dichloroethyl ether NIST Chemistry WebBook
Brand Name Source
Penthrane KEGG DRUG
Database Links Databases
C07517 KEGG COMPOUND
D00544 KEGG DRUG
DB01028 DrugBank
HMDB15162 HMDB
Methoxyflurane Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
76-38-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
76-38-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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10 June 2014