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Substance Name: Nitroprusside
RN: 15078-28-1
UNII: 169D1260KM
InChIKey: VVYOCORDJQQFDB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A powerful vasodilator used in emergencies to lower blood pressure or to improve cardiac function. It is also an indicator for free sulfhydryl groups in proteins.

Molecular Formula

  • C5-Fe-N6-O

Molecular Weight

  • 221.9884
 

Classification Codes

  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Nitric Oxide Donors
  • Vasodilator Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Nitroprusside

MeSH Heading

  • Nitroprusside

Synonyms

  • Nitroferricyanide
  • Nitroprusside
  • Sodium nitroprusside
  • UNII-169D1260KM

Systematic Name

  • Ferrate(2-), pentakis(cyano-C)nitrosyl-, (OC-6-22)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 15078-28-1

FDA UNII

  • 169D1260KM

Related Registry Numbers

  • 13755-38-9 (di-hydrochloride salt, diH20)
  • 14402-89-2 (di-hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0015078281

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/5CN.Fe.NO/c5*1-2;;1-2/q5*-1;-2;+1

InChIKey

VVYOCORDJQQFDB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[CH-](#N)[Fe-2]([CH-]#N)([CH-]#N)([CH-]#N)([CH-]#N)N#[O+]