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Chemical Component Summary

NameCYANAMIDE
Identifierscyanamide
FormulaC H2 N2
Molecular Weight42.04 g/mol
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESNC#N
InChIInChI=1S/CH2N2/c2-1-3/h2H2
InChIKeyXZMCDFZZKTWFGF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count5
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count4
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB02679 Different stereochemistry
NameCyanamide
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionA cyanide compound which has been used as a fertilizer, defoliant and in many manufacturing processes. It often occurs as the calcium salt, sometimes also referred to as cyanamide. The citrated calcium salt is used in the treatment of alcoholism. [PubChem]
Categories
  • Acids
  • Acids, Noncarboxylic
  • Anions
  • Carbodiimides
  • Cyanides
CAS number420-04-2

Drug Targets

NameSequence SearchPharmacological ActionActions
Carbonic anhydrase 2MSHHWGYGKHNGPEHWHKDFPIAKGERQSPVDIDTHTAKYDPSLKPLSVS...unknown
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682