alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane

Synonyms: "Aalindan", "lindane", "hexachlorane", "alpha-HCH"

Source: alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane, also called lindane, is an organochlorine insecticide and fumigant, which has been used on a wide range of soil-dwelling and plant-eating insects.

Identifiers:

IUPAC Name: 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane
CAS Number: 319-84-6
PubChem ID: 727
InChiKey: JLYXXMFPNIAWKQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Canonical SMILES: C1(C(C(C(C(C1Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C6H6Cl6
Molecular Weight: 290,83

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 12

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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.

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