CHEBI:75417 - dibenzoylmethane

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ChEBI Name dibenzoylmethane
Definition A β-diketone that is acetylacetone (acac) in which both methyl groups have been replaced by phenyl groups. It is a minor constituent of the root extract of licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) and exhibits antimutagenic and anticancer effects.
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Formula C15H12O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 224.25460
Monoisotopic Mass 224.08373
InChI InChI=1S/C15H12O2/c16-14(12-7-3-1-4-8-12)11-15(17)13-9-5-2-6-10-13/h1-10H,11H2
SMILES O=C(CC(=O)c1ccccc1)c1ccccc1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
An agent that reduces or interferes with the mutagenic actions or effects of a substance.
Application(s): antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
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Outgoing dibenzoylmethane (CHEBI:75417) has role antimutagen (CHEBI:73190)
dibenzoylmethane (CHEBI:75417) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
dibenzoylmethane (CHEBI:75417) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
dibenzoylmethane (CHEBI:75417) is a β-diketone (CHEBI:67265)
dibenzoylmethane (CHEBI:75417) is a aromatic ketone (CHEBI:76224)
Incoming 2,4,4',6-tetrahydroxydibenzoylmethane (CHEBI:75418) has functional parent dibenzoylmethane (CHEBI:75417)
Synonyms Sources
1,3-Diphenyl-1,3-propanedione ChemIDplus
2-Benzoylacetophenone ChemIDplus
omega-Benzoylacetophenone ChemIDplus
ω-benzoylacetophenone ChemIDplus
Phenyl phenacyl ketone ChemIDplus
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
120-46-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
514910 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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24 February 2016