Agent Name

Cacotheline

CAS Number

561-20-6

Formula

C21-H21-N3-O7

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

17-Norcuran-16-propanoic acid, 19,20-didehydro-beta,18-epoxy-10,11-dihydro-12-nitro-10,11-dioxo-, (betaS,16beta)-; 7,9-Methano-7H-oxepino(3,4-a)pyrrolo(2,3-d)carbazole-13-acetic acid, 2,3,5,6,7a,8,8a,11,13,13a,13b,14-dodecahydro-1-nitro-2,3-dioxo-, (4bS,7S,7aS,8aR,13S,13aR,13bS)-; 9,10-Secostrychnidin-10-oic acid, 2,3-dihydro-4-nitro-2,3-dioxo- (9CI); [ChemIDplus] 2,3-dihydro-4-nitro-2,3-dioxo-9,10-secostrychnidin-10-oic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Plant Toxins

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index] Yellow crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an indicator; [Merck Index]

Comments

Nitro derivative of brucine; [Merck Index] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Brucine."

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.