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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: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY)

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

BEHAVIORAL: ALTERED SLEEP TIME (INCLUDING CHANGE IN RIGHTING REFLEX)
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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