CHEBI:76212 - triphenylmethane

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ChEBI Name triphenylmethane
ChEBI ID CHEBI:76212
Definition A triarylmethane in which the three aryl groups are phenyl. It forms the basic skeleton of several synthetic dyes.
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Formula C19H16
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 244.33030
Monoisotopic Mass 244.125
InChI InChI=1S/C19H16/c1-4-10-16(11-5-1)19(17-12-6-2-7-13-17)18-14-8-3-9-15-18/h1-15,19H
InChIKey AAAQKTZKLRYKHR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES c1ccc(cc1)C(c1ccccc1)c1ccccc1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Biological Role(s): xenobiotic
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
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Outgoing triphenylmethane (CHEBI:76212) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
triphenylmethane (CHEBI:76212) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
triphenylmethane (CHEBI:76212) is a triarylmethane (CHEBI:76214)
Incoming 4-{bis[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]methyl}phenol (CHEBI:76210) has parent hydride triphenylmethane (CHEBI:76212)
IUPAC Name
1,1',1''-methanetriyltribenzene
Synonyms Sources
1,1',1''-methylidynetrisbenzene ChEBI
1,1,1-triphenylmethane ChEBI
Tritane ChemIDplus
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Triphenylmethane Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1909753 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
519-73-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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30 April 2014