Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers 2-methyl-1,3,5-trinitrobenzene
Synonyms TNT
Formula C7 H5 N3 O6
Molecular Weight 227.13 g/mol
Type non-polymer
Isomeric SMILES Cc1c(cc(cc1[N+]([O-])=O)[N+]([O-])=O)[N+]([O-])=O
InChI InChI=1S/C7H5N3O6/c1-4-6(9(13)14)2-5(8(11)12)3-7(4)10(15)16/h2-3H,1H3

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 21
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms
Bond Count 21
Aromatic Bond Count 6

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB01676   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Trinitrotoluene
Groups experimental
Description A 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene is an explosive chemical that can cause skin irritation and other toxic consequences. [PubChem]
  • 2,4,6-TNT
  • 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene
  • 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluol
  • TNT
  • α-TNT
Brand Names
  • Benzene Derivatives
  • Chemical Actions and Uses
  • Explosive Agents
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Hydrocarbons, Aromatic
CAS number 118-96-7

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