Synonyms: "ripcord", "barricade", "ammo", "cymbush", "sherpa", "ustaad", "fury", "supercypermethrin", "beta-cypermethrin"

Source: cypermethrin is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide used to control many pests, including moth pests of cotton, fruit and vegetable crops.


IUPAC Name: [cyano-(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl]
CAS Number: 52315-07-8
PubChem ID: 2912
Canonical SMILES: CC1(C(C1C(=O)OC(C#N)C2=CC(=CC=C2)OC3=CC=CC=C3)C=C(Cl)Cl)C

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C22H19Cl2NO3
Molecular Weight: 416.297

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 28


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Du G, Shen O, Sun H, Fei J, Lu C, Song L, Xia Y, Wang S, Wang X. 2010. Assessing hormone receptor activities of pyrethroid insecticides and their metabolites in reporter gene assays. Toxicol Sci 116(1):58-66.

Kojima H, Katsura E, Takeuchi S, Niiyama K, Kobayashi K. 2004. Screening for estrogen and androgen receptor activities in 200 pesticides by in vitro reporter gene assays using Chinese hamster ovary cells. Environ Health Perspect 112(5):524-531.

Moore A, Waring CP. 2001. The effects of a synthetic pyrethroid pesticide on some aspects of reproduction in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). Aquatic Toxicology 52(1):1-12.

Varshneya C, Singh T, Sharma LD, Bahga HS, Garg SK. 1992. Immunotoxic responses of cypermethrin, a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide in rats. Indian Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology 36(2):123-126.

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