CHEBI:77181 - crystal violet cation

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ChEBI Name crystal violet cation
Definition An iminium ion that is malachite green cation in which the hydrogen at the para- psition of the monosubstituted phenyl group is replaced by a dimethylamino group.
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Formula C25H30N3
Net Charge +1
Average Mass 372.52530
Monoisotopic Mass 372.24342
InChI InChI=1S/C25H30N3/c1-26(2)22-13-7-19(8-14-22)25(20-9-15-23(16-10-20)27(3)4)21-11-17-24(18-12-21)28(5)6/h7-18H,1-6H3/q+1
SMILES CN(C)c1ccc(cc1)C(=C1C=CC(C=C1)=[N+](C)C)c1ccc(cc1)N(C)C
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antibacterial agent
A substance (or active part thereof) that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
antifungal agent
An antimicrobial agent that destroys fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing crystal violet cation (CHEBI:77181) has role antibacterial agent (CHEBI:33282)
crystal violet cation (CHEBI:77181) has role antifungal agent (CHEBI:35718)
crystal violet cation (CHEBI:77181) is a iminium ion (CHEBI:35286)
Incoming crystal violet (CHEBI:41688) has part crystal violet cation (CHEBI:77181)
Synonyms Sources
crystal violet carbocation ChEBI
crystal violet ion(1) ChemIDplus
crystal violet(1+) ChEBI
gentian violet carbocation ChEBI
gentian violet cation ChemIDplus
gentian violet(1+) ChEBI
Manual Xref Database
4138 DrugCentral
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1892148 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
7438-46-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
22 February 2017