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Accession:CHEBI:81931 term browser browse the term
Definition:A member of the class of tetroxocanes that is 1,3,5,7-tetroxocane which carries four methyl groups at positions 2,4,6 and 8. It is a potent molluscicide and the active ingredient in most slug pellets used for crop protection.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetroxocane
 related_synonym: 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxacyclooctane;   2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxocane;   Antimilice;   Ariotox;   Blitzem;   Cekumeta;   Corry's Slug Death;   Deadline;   Defender;   Formula=C8H16O4;   Halizan;   InChI=1S/C8H16O4/c1-5-9-6(2)11-8(4)12-7(3)10-5/h5-8H,1-4H3;   InChIKey=GKKDCARASOJPNG-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Metaldehyd;   Metason;   SMILES=CC1OC(C)OC(C)OC(C)O1;   Slug-Tox;   acetaldehyde tetramer;   metacetaldehyde
 xref: AGR:IND606799146;   CAS:108-62-3;   KEGG:C18744;   MetaCyc:Metaldehyde;   PMID:21031743;   PMID:27767044;   PMID:28322378;   PMID:28612314;   PMID:28707368;   PMID:29037936;   PMID:29310277;   PMID:29978088;   PMID:30062348;   PMID:30648204;   PMID:31176226;   PMID:31837843;   PMID:31968507;   PMID:32077221;   PMID:32414366;   PMID:32563145;   PMID:32623240;   PMID:32668301;   PMID:32668565;   PPDB:446;   Pesticides:metaldehyde;   Reaxys:107739

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