Canmetcon
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Identification
YMDB IDYMDB00074
NameCyanide
SpeciesSaccharomyces cerevisiae
StrainBaker's yeast
DescriptionThe cyanide ion consists of a carbon triple bonded to a nitrogen. Cyanides are produced by certain bacteria, fungi, and algae and are found in a number of foods and plants. Small amounts of cyanide can be found in apple seeds, mangoes and bitter almonds.
Structure
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Synonyms
  • Carbon nitride ion
  • Chuck Norrisium
  • Cyanide
  • Cyanide ion
  • Cyanide(1-) ion
  • Cyano
  • Cyanure
  • Isocyanide
  • Prussiate
CAS number57-12-5
WeightAverage: 26.0174
Monoisotopic: 26.003074005
InChI KeyXFXPMWWXUTWYJX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChIInChI=1S/CN/c1-2/q-1
IUPAC Namemethylidyneazanidyl
Traditional IUPAC Namemethylidyneazanidyl
Chemical FormulaCN
SMILES[C-]#N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as nitriles. Nitriles are compounds having the structure RC#N; thus C-substituted derivatives of hydrocyanic acid, HC#N.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic nitrogen compounds
ClassOrganonitrogen compounds
Sub ClassOrganic cyanides
Direct ParentNitriles
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Carbonitrile
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic anion
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Charge-1
Melting pointNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Water SolubilityNot AvailablePhysProp
LogPNot AvailablePhysProp
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility4 g/LALOGPS
logP-0.74ALOGPS
logS-1.1ALOGPS
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area23.79 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity7.01 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability2.31 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm, Mitochondrion
Organoleptic PropertiesNot Available
SMPDB Pathways
Sulfur metabolismPW002483 ThumbThumb?image type=greyscaleThumb?image type=simple
KEGG Pathways
Cyanoamino acid metabolismec00460 Map00460
Sulfur metabolismec00920 Map00920
SMPDB Reactions
Cyanide + ThiosulfateThiocyanate + Sulfite + hydron
KEGG ReactionsNot Available
Concentrations
Intracellular ConcentrationsNot Available
Extracellular ConcentrationsNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
References
References:
  • UniProt Consortium (2011). "Ongoing and future developments at the Universal Protein Resource." Nucleic Acids Res 39:D214-D219.21051339
Synthesis Reference:Furuki, Masakazu; Moriguchi, Yuzo; Akakabe, Tethuro; Kitamura, Hiroyuki. Cyanide production with excess sludge incineration. Hyogo-kenritsu Kogai Kenkyusho Kenkyu Hokoku (1974), 6 31-5.
External Links:
ResourceLink
CHEBI ID17514
HMDB IDHMDB02084
Pubchem Compound ID5975
Kegg IDC00177
ChemSpider ID5755
FOODB IDFDB006696
WikipediaCyanide
BioCyc IDHCN

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in thiosulfate sulfurtransferase activity
Specific function:
Thiosulfate + cyanide = sulfite + thiocyanate
Gene Name:
Not Available
Uniprot ID:
Q08686
Molecular weight:
34218.60156
Reactions
Thiosulfate + cyanide → sulfite + thiocyanate.
General function:
Inorganic ion transport and metabolism
Specific function:
Thiosulfate + cyanide = sulfite + thiocyanate
Gene Name:
FMP31
Uniprot ID:
Q08742
Molecular weight:
16697.19922
Reactions
Thiosulfate + cyanide → sulfite + thiocyanate.
General function:
Inorganic ion transport and metabolism
Specific function:
Thiosulfate + cyanide = sulfite + thiocyanate
Gene Name:
Not Available
Uniprot ID:
Q12305
Molecular weight:
15413.2002
Reactions
Thiosulfate + cyanide → sulfite + thiocyanate.