anthracene

Synonyms: "anthracin", "paranaphthalene", "anthracen"

Source: anthracene is a persistent and toxic polycyclic hydrocarbon used in dyes, wood preservatives, coal tar and insecticides. It is commonly found at sites of gas factory pollution.

Identifiers:

IUPAC Name: anthracene
CAS Number: 120-12-7
PubChem ID: 8418
InChiKey: MWPLVEDNUUSJAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C2C=C3C=CC=CC3=CC2=C1

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C14H10
Molecular Weight: 178,2292

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 14

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Toxicological Information

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Hall AT, Oris JT. 1991. Anthracene reduces reproductive potential and is maternally transferred during long-term exposure in fathead minnows. Aquatic Toxicology 19(3):249-264.

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