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Compound Summary for: CID 281

Carbon Monoxide

Also known as: carbon monooxide; Carbonic oxide; Carbon oxide (CO); 630-08-0; Exhaust gas; Flue gas; carbon(II) oxide; Kohlenoxyd [German]
Molecular Formula: CO   Molecular Weight: 28.0101   InChIKey: UGFAIRIUMAVXCW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)   From: MeSH
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