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Substance Name: Bromosuccinimide
RN: 39660-53-2
InChIKey: JNETYVLEGPSOFY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A brominating agent that replaces hydrogen atoms in benzylic or allylic positions. It is used in the oxidation of secondary alcohols to ketones and in controlled low-energy brominations. (From Miall's Dictionary of Chemistry, 5th ed; Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed,).

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H4-Br-N-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 177.985
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Bromosuccinimide

MeSH Heading

  • Bromosuccinimide

Synonym

  • Succinbromimide

Systematic Name

  • 2,5-Pyrrolidinedione, bromo-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 39660-53-2

System Generated Number

  • 0039660532

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C4H4BrNO2/c5-2-1-3(7)6-4(2)8/h2H,1H2,(H,6,7,8)

InChIKey

JNETYVLEGPSOFY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C1([C@@H](CC(=O)N1)Br)=O