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FormulaMolar
Mass
Name (click for model)Comments
C2H4O44.06Oxirane,
ethylene oxide
Fumigant, fungicide.
Useful in organic synthesis.
Information."
C2H6O46.08Methoxymethane,
dimethyl ether
DME. Used as aerosol propellant and fuel."
C3H2ClF5O179.5(R)-1-Chloro-2,2,2-trifluoro-1-
difluoromethoxyethane,
Isoflurane
Anesthetic: human and animal, solvent for fluorinated compounds"
C3H2ClF5O179.5(R)-2-Chloro-1,1-difluoro-2-fluoro-1-
difluoromethoxyethane,
Enflurane
Anesthetic, solvent for fluorinated compounds"
C3H6O58.09(R)-Methyloxirane"
C3H6O58.09(S)-Methyloxirane"
C3H6OS90.151,3-Oxathiolane"
C3H8O60.11Methoxyethane"
C4H4F6O176.082,2,2-trifluoroethoxy-2,2,2-trifluoroethaneFlurothyl, a convulsant primarily used in experimental animals."
C4H5F3O123.092,2,2-TrifluoroethoxyetheneFluroxene (fluoromar), an original fluorine based anaesthetic"
C4H6O70.1Oxetane"
C4H8O72.12TetrahydrofuranTHF, a common organic solvent"
C4H8OS104.181,3-Oxathiane"
C4H8O288.121,4-DioxaneSolvent. Use with care."
C4H9NO87.14MorpholineEnamine reagent."
C4H10O74.14Ethoxyethane,
ether
"
C4H10O74.141-Methoxypropane"
C4H10O74.142-Methoxypropane"
C5H6O82.114H-Pyran"
C5H10O86.15cis-2,3-Dimethyloxirane"
C5H10O86.15trans-2,3-Dimethyloxirane"
C5H11N2O2P162.15TabunChemical warfare agent. Toxic by absorption through skin and eyes. S enantiomer shown."
C5H12O88.171-Ethoxypropane"
C5H12O88.17(S)-2-Methoxybutane"
C5H12O88.17(R)-2-Methoxybutane"
C5H12O88.172-Methoxy-2-methylpropaneMethyl t-butyl ether, MTBE. Gasoline oxygenator.
US EPA page."
C6H10O98.16Cyclohexene oxide"
C6H14O102.21-Isopropoxypropane"
C6H14O102.22-Isopropoxypropane"
C7H8O108.15Anisoleperfumery"
C7H9NO123.174-Methoxyaniline"
C7H14Cl2O185.11(2'R,2S)-2-Chloro-1-(2'-chloropropoxy)butane"
C7H14Cl2O185.11(2'S,2R)-2-Chloro-1-(2'-chloropropoxy)butane"
C7H14O2130.21trans-1,2-Dimethoxycyclopentane"
C7H16O116.23(S)-2-Isopropoxybutane"
C7H16O2132.233-Butoxypropan-1-ol"
C8H8O2136.164-Methoxybenzaldehyde"
C8H8O2136.164-Methoxybenzaldehyde,
p-anisaldehyde
"
C8H8O3152.16Vanillinflavouring agent : vanilla"
C8H8O3152.164-Methoxybenzoic acid,
p-anisic acid
"
C8H9BrO2217.075-Bromo-1,3-dimethoxybenzene"
C8H10O122.18Ethoxybenzene"
C8H16O4176.2412-Crown-4Crown ethers can be used to solubilize inorganic salts in organic solvents by complexing with the positive metal ions of the salt. This particular crown ether has a hole diameter sufficient in size to accomodate a lithium cation. When the cation is taken up in an organic solvent, the accompanying anion must follow into that solvent without solvation, making it highly reactive."
C8H17FO147.25(2S,3R)-3-Ethoxy-2-fluorohexane"
C8H17FO147.25(2R,3S)-3-Ethoxy-2-fluorohexane"
C8H18O130.26(R)-3-Ethoxy-2-methylpentane"
C8H18O130.26(S)-3-Ethoxy-2-methylpentane"
C8H18O130.263-Isopropoxypentane"
C8H18O130.261-t-Butoxy-2-methylpropane"
C8H18O130.261-Isobutoxy-2-methylpropaneIsobutyl ether"
C8H18O130.26(R)-1-Ethoxy-3-methylpentane"
C9H10NO5212.25-Ethoxy-3-nitrobenzoic acid"
C9H16O140.25Cyclopropoxycyclohexane"
C9H18O142.27PropoxycyclohexaneChair, equatorial."
C9H19BrO223.18(2R,3R)-2-Bromo-3-isopropoxy
-4-methylpentane
"
C9H19BrO223.18(2S,3S)-2-Bromo-3-isopropoxy
-4-methylpentane
"
C10H10O2162.2SafroleConstitutes 75% of sassafras oil."
C10H11NO2177.22TuberinAntitubercular antibiotic from Streptomyces amakusaensis."
C10H12O2164.22EugenolUsed in perfumery and as an insect attractant! Also as an analgesic in dentistry."
C10H12O2164.22IsoeugenolOccurs in ylang-ylang and other essential oils; used in the manufacture of vanillin"
C10H20NaO5243.2915-Crown-5-NaCrown ether which complexes the sodium ion."
C10H22O158.32(2'R,3S)-3-(2'-Butoxy)hexane"
C10H22O158.32(2'S,3R)-3-(2'-Butoxy)hexane"
C10H22O158.323-(3'-Pentoxy)pentane"
C10H22O2174.321,4-Diisopropoxybutane"
C11H16O2180.272-t-Butyl-4-methoxyphenolAntioxidant used in packaged foods."
C11H17NO3211.29MescalineHallucinogen from peyote.
"
C11H22O170.33(3-Methylbut-1-oxy)cyclohexanechair, equatorial"
C11H22O170.33Isopentoxycyclohexane"
C11H24O172.351,5-Dipropoxypentane"
C12H24O6264.3618-Crown-6 with K+Shown with a potassium ion in its cavity.
Useful as a phase transfer agent causing salts (such as potassium permanganate) to dissolve in non-polar solvents, such as benzene"
C13H20O192.333-Phenoxyheptane"
C14H12O3228.26Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenoneOxybenzone. Used in sunscreen lotions,
effectiveness of sun screen lotions."
C14H14O3230.28(S)-NaproxenNaproxen is a chiral, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with analgesic and antipyretic properties.
Information"
C14H18O4250.322-Ethoxyethyl
trans-4-methoxycinnamate
Used in sun screen lotions."
C14H18O8314.32Vanillin beta-D-glucoside"
C14H22N2O3266.38TenorminS enantiomer modelled. Drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure, angina pectoris and heart attack.
WWW reference."
C15H11I4NO4776.91Levothyroxineas sodium salt: Synthroid, for treatment of hyperthyroidism.
Thyroid desease references"
C15H18O5278.33CoriamyrtinToxic sesquiterpene from the leaves and fruit of Coraria myrtifolia."
C15H20O3248.35Periplanone-BComponent of the sex pheromone of the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana"
C15H22O5282.37ArtemisininActive antimalarial constituent of the traditional Chinese medicinal herb Artemisia anua. (2000 years old remedy.)"
C16H20I3N3O8763.12Iopromide(all chiral centres R) a radiographic contrast medium."
C16H21NO3275.38AnnotinineMajor alkaloid of club mosses."
C16H24N2O2276.42MolindoneAntipsychotic drug (S enantiomer modelled)."
C16H25NO2263.42TramadolAnalegsic.
Model shown is the trans (R,R) sterioisomer.
Information
More information
Crystals"
C17H18F3NO306.36Prozac(Fluoxetine). An antidepressant.
WWW reference."
C17H21NO255.39Diphenhydramine
Benadryl
Antihistamine
Information"
C18H14N2O8S2450.46Allura red
Red #40
Colour for use in foods and drugs. Dianion is modelled.
Information"
C18H16N2O3308.36Citrus redUsed to colour orange skins!"
C18H21NO3299.4CodeineInhibits the cough reflex"
C18H25NO271.44DextromethorphanActive ingredient in most cough medicines"
C18H25NO271.44Levomethorphan"
C18H27NO3305.46CapsaicinIsolated from paprika and cayenne. Burning taste, can be detected to the dilution of 1 part in 100 000!"
C18H32O3296.5cis-12,13-Epoxyoctadec-cis-9-enoic
acid
Vernolic acid: principle seed oil acid from Vernonia anthelmintica"
C19H38O282.57DisparlureSex pheromone of the gypsy moth."
C20H24N2O2324.46Quinineantimalarial drug isolated from cinchona bark"
C21H22N2O2334.45StrychnineExtremely poisonous.
Nux Vomica"
C21H23NO5369.45HeroinAcetylated morphine, highly addictive, banned substance. Dogs are trained to detect the acetic acid odour from its synthesis."
C21H30O2314.51(-)-Delta(1)-THCActive component of marijuana"
C21H30O2314.51(-)-Delta(6)-THCActive (but only 1%) component of marijuana"
C22H26N2O4S414.56DiltiazemCardizem, a calcium channel blocker and coronary vasodilator.
WWW description"
C23H26N2O4394.51BrucineHighly toxic, like strychnine"
C23H30N6O4S486.65ViagraDrug design by Dr DE Walters who kindly provided the original file.
Pfizer's viagra site
Evaluation."
C25H33NO4411.59Etorphine2000 times more potent than morphine, not safe for human use but used to tranquilize elephants!"
C29H50O2430.79Vitamin EFound in wheat germ, corn, sunflower seeds, soybean oils, etc. Used as an antioxidant in vegetable oils."
C33H40N2O9608.75ReserpineTranquilizer and antihypertensive."
C36H61NaO11692.96Monensin - Sodium saltAn ionophore antibiotic produced by the bacteria Streptoyces cinnamonensis. Used in beef cattle to increase the weight gain to food intake ratio.
Information"
C36H62O11670.98MonensinAn ionophore antibiotic produced by the bacteria Streptoyces cinnamonensis. Used in beef cattle to increase the weight gain to food intake ratio.
Information"
C37H67NO13734.05Erythromycin AProduced by a strain of Streptomyces erythreus. Used as an antibacterial."
C40H64O12737.04NonactinMacrotetrolide antibiotic.
Forms complexes with ions - see 18-Crown-6"
C50H70O14895.2Brevetoxin Bmarine neurotoxin associated with 'red tide' catastrophes on coastal areas around the world
The Harmful Algae Page
Intro to Dinoflagellata"
Number of entries in table : 111

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