Chemical Component Summary

Formula C6 H4 N2 O5
Molecular Weight 184.11 g/mol
Type non-polymer
Isomeric SMILES Oc1ccc(cc1[N+]([O-])=O)[N+]([O-])=O
InChI InChI=1S/C6H4N2O5/c9-6-2-1-4(7(10)11)3-5(6)8(12)13/h1-3,9H

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 17
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms
Bond Count 17
Aromatic Bond Count 6
Leaving Atoms O1

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB04528   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name 2,4-Dinitrophenol
Groups experimental
Description A toxic dye, chemically related to trinitrophenol (picric acid), used in biochemical studies of oxidative processes where it uncouples oxidative phosphorylation. It is also used as a metabolic stimulant. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Brand Names
  • Benzene Derivatives
  • Chemical Actions and Uses
  • Coloring Agents
  • Dinitrophenols
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
CAS number 51-28-5

Drug Targets

Name Sequence Search Pharmacological Action Actions
Pentaerythritol tetranitrate reductase Search unknown
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID: 21059682