Synonyms: "Semicarbazide", "Hydrazinecarboxamide", "Aminourea", "Carbamylhydrazine", "Carbazamide", "Semikarbazid", "Aminomocovina", "Aminoharnstoff", "Carbamoylhydrazine", "Carbamic acid, hydrazide", "Carbamidsaeurehydrazid", "carbamic acid hydrazide".
Source: Semicarbazide is a widespread food contaminant that has been detected in a wide variety of products such as meat, honey, and bread.
IUPAC Name: aminourea
CAS Number: 57-56-7
PubChem ID: 5196
Canonical SMILES: C(=O)(N)NN
Molecular Formula: CH5N3O
Molecular Weight: 75.071
Number of bond donors: 3
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 5
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Maranghi F, Tassinari R, Marcoccia D, Altieri I, Catone T, De Angelis G, Testai E, Mastrangelo S, Evandri MG, Bolle P, Lorenzetti S. 2010. The food contaminant semicarbazide acts as an endocrine disrupter: evidence from an integrated in vivo/in vitro approach. Chem Biol Interact 183(1):40-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbi.2009.09.016. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009279709003974.