CHEBI:75701 - sarin

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ChEBI Name sarin
Definition A racemate composed of equal amounts of (R)- and (S)-sarin. A potent and irreversible inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase that is toxic to the nervous system and is employed as a chemical warfare agent.
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Submitter KAX
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:9030
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Biological Role(s): EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of enzyme acetylcholinesterase (EC, which helps breaking down of acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
A poison that interferes with the functions of the nervous system.
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Outgoing sarin (CHEBI:75701) has part (R)-sarin (CHEBI:75872)
sarin (CHEBI:75701) has part (S)-sarin (CHEBI:75871)
sarin (CHEBI:75701) has role EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38462)
sarin (CHEBI:75701) has role neurotoxin (CHEBI:50910)
sarin (CHEBI:75701) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
rac-propan-2-yl methylphosphonofluoridate
Synonyms Sources
(±)-isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate ChEBI
(±)-sarin ChEBI
(RS)-isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate ChEBI
(RS)-sarin ChEBI
Isopropoxymethylphosphoryl fluoride ChemIDplus
Isopropyl methanefluorophosphonate ChemIDplus
Isopropyl methylfluorophosphate ChemIDplus
Methlyfluorophosphonic acid isopropyl ester ChemIDplus
Methylphosphonofluoridic acid isopropyl ester ChemIDplus
o-Isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate ChemIDplus
rac-isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate IUPAC
racemic sarin ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
Sarin Wikipedia
US4108950 Patent
US4292308 Patent
WO2005051297 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
107-44-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
107-44-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1750114 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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14 March 2016