Agent Name

2-Amino-9H-pyrido(2,3-b)indole

CAS Number

26148-68-5

Formula

C11-H9-N3

Major Category

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Synonyms

9H-Pyrido(2,3-b)indol-2-amine; 2-Amino-alpha-carboline; A-alpha-C; Amino-alpha-carboline; Glob-P-2; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Powder; [MP Biomedicals MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found in grilled foods and cigarette smoke; Not used commercially; [HSDB]

Comments

Evidence of carcinogenicity and mutagenicity in experimental animals; Emergency treatment: "Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons"; [HSDB] Causes structural changes in blood vessels and changes in serum composition in 2-week intermittent oral study of mice; [RTECS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

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