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Substance Name: (L)-Canavanine
RN: 543-38-4
UNII: 3HZV514J4B
InChIKey: FSBIGDSBMBYOPN-VKHMYHEASA-N

Classification Code

  • Mutation Data

Molecular Formula

  • C5-H12-N4-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 176.1748
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • (L)-Canavanine
  • Canavanine

MeSH Heading

  • Canavanine

Synonyms

  • 2-Amino-4-(guanidinooxy)butyric acid
  • AI3-52153
  • Butyric acid, 2-amino-4-(guanidinooxy)-, L-
  • Canavanin
  • Canavanine
  • HSDB 3471
  • L-Canavanine
  • L-Homoserine, O-((aminoiminomethyl)amino)-
  • O-((Aminoiminomethyl)amino)-L-homoserine
  • O-((Aminoiminomethyl)amino)homoserine
  • UNII-3HZV514J4B

Systematic Names

  • Butyric acid, 2-amino-4-(guanidinooxy)-, L-
  • L-Homoserine, O-((aminoiminomethyl)amino)- (9CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 543-38-4

FDA UNII

  • 3HZV514J4B

System Generated Number

  • 0000543384

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C5H12N4O3/c6-3(4(10)11)1-2-12-9-5(7)8/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H,10,11)(H4,7,8,9)/t3-/m0/s1

InChIKey

FSBIGDSBMBYOPN-VKHMYHEASA-N

Smiles

C(CONC(=N)N)[C@@H](C(=O)O)N

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 unreported 200mg/kg (200mg/kg)   "CRC Handbook of Antibiotic Compounds," Vols.1- , Berdy, J., Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 1980Vol. 8(1), Pg. 100, 1982.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 5900mg/kg (5900mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ALTERED SLEEP TIME (INCLUDING CHANGE IN RIGHTING REFLEX)

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY)
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 91, Pg. 395, 1987.
rat LDLo intraperitoneal 7gm/kg (7000mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ALTERED SLEEP TIME (INCLUDING CHANGE IN RIGHTING REFLEX)

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 91, Pg. 395, 1987.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 184 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -4.260 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.24E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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