Aroclor 1254

Synonyms: "2,2',3,3',4-pentachlorobiphenyl", "2,2',3,3',4-pentachloro-1,1'-biphenyl"

Source: aroclor 1254 is used in pesticides as well as in various industrial applications.


IUPAC Name: 1,2,3-trichloro-4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)benzene
CAS Number: 11097-69-1
PubChem ID: 40470
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=C(C(=C1)Cl)Cl)C2=C(C(=C(C=C2)Cl)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C12H5Cl5
Molecular Weight: 326.433

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 17


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Hornhardt S, Jenke HS, Michel G. 1994. Polychlorinated biphenyls modulate protooncogene expression in Chang liver cells. FEBS Lett 339(1-2):185-188.

Portigal CL, Cowell SP, Fedoruk MN, Butler CM, Rennie PS, Nelson CC. 2002. Polychlorinated biphenyls interfere with androgen-induced transcriptional activation and hormone binding. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 179(3):185-194.

Zoeller RT, Dowling AL, Vas AA. 2000. Developmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls exerts thyroid hormone-like effects on the expression of RC3/neurogranin and myelin basic protein messenger ribonucleic acids in the developing rat brain. Endocrinology 141(1):181-189.

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