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Substance Name: Homidium
RN: 3546-21-2
UNII: EN464416SI
InChIKey: QTANTQQOYSUMLC-UHFFFAOYSA-O

Notes

  • /Ethidium/ A trypanocidal agent and possible antiviral agent that is widely used in experimental cell biology and biochemistry. Ethidium has several experimentally useful properties including binding to nucleic acids, noncompetitive inhibition of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, and fluorescence among others. It is most commonly used as the bromide.
  • A trypanocidal agent and possible antiviral agent that is widely used in experimental cell biology and biochemistry. Ethidium has several experimentally useful properties including binding to nucleic acids, noncompetitive inhibition of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, and fluorescence among others. It is most commonly used as the bromide.

Molecular Formula

  • C21-H20-N3

Molecular Weight

  • 314.41
 

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Antiparasitic Agents
  • Antiprotozoal Agents
  • Cholinergic Agents
  • Cholinergic Antagonists
  • Coloring Agents
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Fluorescent Dyes
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Luminescent Agents
  • Mutation Data
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
  • Nicotinic Antagonists
  • Trypanocidal Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Ethidium
  • Homidium

MeSH Heading

  • Ethidium

Synonyms

  • 5-22-11-00352 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 3627183
  • Ethidium
  • Ethidium cation
  • Homidium
  • Novidium
  • UNII-EN464416SI

Systematic Name

  • Phenanthridinium, 3,8-diamino-5-ethyl-6-phenyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 3546-21-2

FDA UNII

  • EN464416SI

System Generated Number

  • 0003546212

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C21H19N3/c1-2-24-20-13-16(23)9-11-18(20)17-10-8-15(22)12-19(17)21(24)14-6-4-3-5-7-14/h3-13,23H,2,22H2,1H3/p+1

InChIKey

QTANTQQOYSUMLC-UHFFFAOYSA-O

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c1(c2c(c3ccc(cc3[n+]1CC)N)ccc(c2)N)c1ccccc1