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Compound Summary for: CID 948

Nitrous Oxide

Also known as: Laughing gas; Dinitrogen monoxide; Dinitrogen oxide; Nitrogen oxide (N2O); Factitious air; Nitrogen hypoxide; protoxyde d'azote
Molecular Formula: N2O   Molecular Weight: 44.0128   InChIKey: GQPLMRYTRLFLPF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Nitrogen oxide (N2O). A colorless, odorless gas that is used as an anesthetic and analgesic. High concentrations cause a narcotic effect and may replace oxygen, causing death by asphyxia. It is also used as a food aerosol in the preparation of whipping cream.   From: MeSH
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