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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Accession:CHEBI:25979 term browser browse the term
Definition:A nitrile that is acetonitrile where one of the methyl hydrogens is substituted by a phenyl group.
Synonyms:related_synonym: (cyanomethyl)benzene;   2-phenylacetonitrile;   Formula=C8H7N;   InChI=1S/C8H7N/c9-7-6-8-4-2-1-3-5-8/h1-5H,6H2;   InChIKey=SUSQOBVLVYHIEX-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=N#CCc1ccccc1;   alpha-cyanotoluene;   alpha-tolunitrile;   benzeneacetonitrile;   benzyl cyanide;   benzyl nitrile
 xref: Beilstein:385941;   CAS:140-29-4;   DrugBank:DB04817;   Gmelin:68893;   KEGG:C16074;   KNApSAcK:C00007674;   PMID:12770022;   PMID:19215138;   PMID:20411403;   PMID:20490899;   PMID:20882316;   PMID:21377400;   PMID:21452001;   Reaxys:385941;   UM-BBD_compID:c0647

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  CHEBI ontology 19770
    chemical entity 19770
      group 19687
        pseudohalo group 2942
          cyano group 2942
            nitrile 2942
              phenylacetonitrile 0
                2-amino-2-phenylacetonitrile 0
                SureCN668028 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19770
    subatomic particle 19768
      composite particle 19768
        hadron 19768
          baryon 19768
            nucleon 19768
              atomic nucleus 19768
                atom 19768
                  main group element atom 19662
                    p-block element atom 19662
                      carbon group element atom 19580
                        carbon atom 19571
                          organic molecular entity 19571
                            one-carbon compound 17593
                              hydrogen cyanide 2947
                                cyanides 2947
                                  nitrile 2942
                                    aliphatic nitrile 1672
                                      acetonitrile 20
                                        phenylacetonitrile 0
                                          2-amino-2-phenylacetonitrile 0
                                          SureCN668028 0
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