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FOR

FORMYL GROUP

FOR is found in 19 entries

FOR in polymers: 2 entries. Examples include: 1JLY 6RXN

FOR as free ligands, exist in 17 entries. Example includes: 3TAX 1PW1 3ETC

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Chemical Component Summary

NameFORMYL GROUP
Identifiersmethanal
FormulaC H2 O
Molecular Weight30.03 g/mol
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC=O
InChIInChI=1S/CH2O/c1-2/h1H2
InChIKeyWSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count4
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count3
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03843 Stereoisomeric match
NameFormaldehyde
Groups
  • approved
  • vet_approved
DescriptionA highly reactive aldehyde gas formed by oxidation or incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. In solution, it has a wide range of uses: in the manufacture of resins and textiles, as a disinfectant, and as a laboratory fixative or preservative. Formaldehyde solution (formalin) is considered a hazardous compound, and its vapor toxic. (From Reynolds, Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p717)
Synonyms
  • Formalin
  • Formol
  • Methanal
  • Methyl aldehyde
  • Methylene oxide
Brand Names
  • British Army Foot Pwr
  • Caustinerf
  • Forma-ray
  • Formadon
  • Formaldehyde
IndicationUse for drying skin before or after surgical removal of warts or where dryness is required.
Route of administration
  • Dental
  • Topical
Categories
  • Aldehydes
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Biomedical and Dental Materials
  • Chemical Actions and Uses
CAS number50-00-0

Drug Targets

NameSequence SearchPharmacological ActionActions
D-alanyl-D-alanine carboxypeptidaseMVSGTVGRGTALGAVLLALLAVPAQAGTAAAADLPAPDDTGLQAVLHTAL...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