CHEBI:73172 - acifluorfen

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ChEBI Name acifluorfen
Definition A member of the class of benzoic acids that is 2-nitrobenzoic acid in which the hydrogen at position 5 is replaced by a 2-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy group. It is a herbicide used for the post-emergence control of a variety of annual broadleaf weeds.
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Submitter Johnny Lloyd
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Formula C14H7ClF3NO5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 361.65700
Monoisotopic Mass 360.99648
InChI InChI=1S/C14H7ClF3NO5/c15-10-5-7(14(16,17)18)1-4-12(10)24-8-2-3-11(19(22)23)9(6-8)13(20)21/h1-6H,(H,20,21)
SMILES OC(=O)c1cc(Oc2ccc(cc2Cl)C(F)(F)F)ccc1[N+]([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): EC (protoporphyrinogen oxidase) inhibitor
An EC 1.3.3.* (oxidoreductase acting on donor CH-CH group with oxygen as acceptor) inhibitor that interferes with the action of protoporphyrinogen oxidase (EC
Application(s): herbicide
A substance used to destroy plant pests.
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
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Outgoing acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) has role EC (protoporphyrinogen oxidase) inhibitor (CHEBI:73192)
acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) has role herbicide (CHEBI:24527)
acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) is a C-nitro compound (CHEBI:35716)
acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) is a aromatic ether (CHEBI:35618)
acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) is a benzoic acids (CHEBI:22723)
acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) is a monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:25384)
acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) is a organochlorine compound (CHEBI:36683)
acifluorfen (CHEBI:73172) is a organofluorine compound (CHEBI:37143)
5-[2-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]-2-nitrobenzoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2-nitro-5-(2-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy)benzoic acid ChemIDplus
5-(2-Chloro-α,α,α-trifluoro-p-tolyloxy)-2-nitrobenzoic acid ChemIDplus
acifluorfene ChemIDplus
Brand Name Source
Blazer NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
819 PPDB
Acifluorfen Wikipedia
EP0706993 Patent
HMDB0037112 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2953865 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
50594-66-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
50594-66-6 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
06 February 2019