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Compound Summary for: CID 24602

Deuterium Oxide

Also known as: Water-d2, Heavy water, 7789-20-0, Deuterated water, Dideuterium oxide, Heavy water-d2, Water(sup 2)-H2, Water, heavy (D2-O)
Molecular Formula: H2O   Molecular Weight: 20.027604   InChIKey: XLYOFNOQVPJJNP-ZSJDYOACSA-N
The isotopic compound of hydrogen of mass 2 (deuterium) with oxygen. (From Grant and Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) It is used to study mechanisms and rates of chemical or nuclear reactions, as well as biological processes.   From: MeSH
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