CHEBI:75836 - iron(2+) sulfate heptahydrate

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ChEBI Name iron(2+) sulfate heptahydrate
Definition A hydrate that is the heptahydrate form of iron(2+) sulfate. It is used as a source of iron in the treatment of iron-deficiency anaemia (generally in liquid-dosage treatments; for solid-dosage treatments, the monohydrate is normally used).
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:31609
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Formula FeH14O11S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 278.01500
Monoisotopic Mass 277.961
InChI InChI=1S/Fe.H2O4S.7H2O/c;1-5(2,3)4;;;;;;;/h;(H2,1,2,3,4);7*1H2/q+2;;;;;;;;/p-2
SMILES O.O.O.O.O.O.O.[Fe++].[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): reducing agent
The element or compound in a reduction-oxidation (redox) reaction that donates an electron to another species.
Application(s): nutraceutical
A product in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide essential nutrients, such as a vitamin, an essential mineral, a protein, an herb, or similar nutritional substance.
anti-anaemic agent
A compound which increases either the number of red cells or the amount of haemoglobin in the blood.
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Outgoing iron(2+) sulfate heptahydrate (CHEBI:75836) has part iron(2+) sulfate (anhydrous) (CHEBI:75832)
iron(2+) sulfate heptahydrate (CHEBI:75836) has role anti-anaemic agent (CHEBI:75835)
iron(2+) sulfate heptahydrate (CHEBI:75836) has role nutraceutical (CHEBI:50733)
iron(2+) sulfate heptahydrate (CHEBI:75836) has role reducing agent (CHEBI:63247)
iron(2+) sulfate heptahydrate (CHEBI:75836) is a hydrate (CHEBI:35505)
iron(2+) sulfate heptahydrate (CHEBI:75836) is a iron molecular entity (CHEBI:24873)
iron(2+) sulfate—water (1/7)
Synonyms Sources
copperas ChEBI
Fero-Gradumet ChEBI
ferrous sulfate heptahydrate ChEBI
ferrous sulfate·7H2O ChEBI
green vitriol ChEBI
iron vitriol ChEBI
iron(II) sulfate·7H2O ChEBI
iron(2+) sulfate·7H2O ChEBI
melanterite ChEBI
melanterite mineral ChemIDplus
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
11322534 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
7782-63-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
7782-63-0 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
7782-63-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
15 October 2015