CHEBI:73173 - 2,4-DB

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ChEBI Name 2,4-DB
Definition A monocarboxylic acid that is butyric acid in which one of the hydrogens at position 4 is replaced by a 2,4-dichlorophenoxy group. A selective post-emergence herbicide.
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Submitter Johnny Lloyd
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:34376
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Formula C10H10Cl2O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 249.09100
Monoisotopic Mass 248.001
InChI InChI=1S/C10H10Cl2O3/c11-7-3-4-9(8(12)6-7)15-5-1-2-10(13)14/h3-4,6H,1-2,5H2,(H,13,14)
SMILES OC(=O)CCCOc1ccc(Cl)cc1Cl
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): synthetic auxin
A synthetic compound exhibiting auxin activity.
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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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 2,4-DB (CHEBI:73173) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
2,4-DB (CHEBI:73173) has role herbicide (CHEBI:24527)
2,4-DB (CHEBI:73173) has role synthetic auxin (CHEBI:26841)
2,4-DB (CHEBI:73173) is a aromatic ether (CHEBI:35618)
2,4-DB (CHEBI:73173) is a monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:25384)
2,4-DB (CHEBI:73173) is a organochlorine compound (CHEBI:36683)
4-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)butanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2,4-D butyric acid ChemIDplus
4-(2,4-DB) NIST Chemistry WebBook
4-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)butyric acid KEGG COMPOUND
4-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)butyric acid KEGG COMPOUND
γ-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-butanoic acid ChEBI
γ-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-butyric acid ChEBI
γ-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)butanoic acid ChEBI
γ-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)butyric acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Brand Names Sources
Butoxone ChemIDplus
Butyrac ChemIDplus
Embutox ChEBI
Legumex ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
2,4-db Alan Wood's Pesticides
2,4-DB Wikipedia
GB804565 Patent
GB883255 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1976809 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
94-82-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
94-82-6 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
94-82-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
14 November 2017