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Compound Summary for: CID 5955

4-Nitroquinoline-1-oxide

Also known as: 4-Nitroquinoline N-oxide, 4-Nitroquinoline 1-oxide, 56-57-5, Nitrochin, 4-NITROQUINOLINE-N-OXIDE, 4-NQO, 4-Nitroquinoline oxide
Molecular Formula: C9H6N2O3   Molecular Weight: 190.15554   InChIKey: YHQDZJICGQWFHK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A potent mutagen and carcinogen. This compound and its metabolite 4-HYDROXYAMINOQUINOLINE-1-OXIDE bind to nucleic acids. It inactivates bacteria but not bacteriophage.   From: MeSH
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