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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:3131 term browser browse the term
Definition:An aryl sulfide that is diphenyl sulfide in which each phenyl group is substituted at position 2 by hydroxy and at positions 3 and 5 by chlorine. A fungicide and anthelmintic, it was used in various topical drug products for the treatment of liver flukes, but withdrawn after being shown to be a potent photosensitizer with the potential to cause serious skin disorders.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 2,2'-sulfanediylbis(4,6-dichlorophenol)
 related_synonym: 2,2'-Dihydroxy-3,3',5,5'-tetrachlorodiphenyl sulfide;   2,2'-Thiobis(4,6-dichlorophenol);   2-Hydroxy-3,5-dichlorophenyl sulfide;   Bis(3,5-dichloro-2-hydroxyphenyl) sulfide;   Bithin;   Bithionol sulfide;   Formula=C12H6Cl4O2S;   InChI=1S/C12H6Cl4O2S/c13-5-1-7(15)11(17)9(3-5)19-10-4-6(14)2-8(16)12(10)18/h1-4,17-18H;   InChIKey=JFIOVJDNOJYLKP-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=Oc1c(Cl)cc(Cl)cc1Sc1cc(Cl)cc(Cl)c1O
 xref: Beilstein:2003535;   CAS:97-18-7;   DrugBank:DB04813;   Drug_Central:3032;   KEGG:C07967;   KEGG:D00802;   LINCS:LSM-2862
 xref_mesh: MESH:D001735
 xref: PDBeChem:B1T;   PMID:17129675;   PMID:24495391;   PPDB:2889;   Pesticides:bithionol;   VSDB:2889;   Wikipedia:Bithionol

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Slc22a2 solute carrier family 22 member 2 multiple interactions ISO Bithionol inhibits the reaction [SLC22A2 protein results in increased uptake of 4-(4-dimethylaminostyryl)-1-methylpyridinium] CTD PMID:21599003 NCBI chr 1:48,318,025...48,360,219
Ensembl chr 1:48,317,995...48,360,261
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G Thra thyroid hormone receptor alpha increases activity EXP Bithionol results in increased activity of THRA protein CTD PMID:22015988 NCBI chr10:86,657,285...86,684,935
Ensembl chr10:86,657,285...86,684,933
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G Thrb thyroid hormone receptor beta increases activity EXP Bithionol results in increased activity of THRB protein CTD PMID:22015988 NCBI chr15:8,890,578...9,239,815
Ensembl chr15:8,890,578...9,086,282
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