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Compound Summary for: CID 9032

Potassium Cyanide

Also known as: Potassium cyanide (K(CN)); Cyanide of potassium; kalium cyanid; 151-50-8; Caswell No. 688A; Kalium cyanid [German]; Potassium cyanide K(CN)
Molecular Formula: CKN   Molecular Weight: 65.1157   InChIKey: NNFCIKHAZHQZJG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A highly poisonous compound that is an inhibitor of many metabolic processes, but has been shown to be an especially potent inhibitor of heme enzymes and hemeproteins. It is used in many industrial processes.   From: MeSH
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