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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:943 term browser browse the term
Definition:A nitrile that is benzonitrile which is substituted by chlorines at positions 2 and 6. A cellulose synthesis inhibitor, it is used as a pre-emergent and early post-emergent herbicide.
Synonyms:related_synonym: 2,6-DBN;   2,6-Dichlorobenzoic acid nitrile;   2,6-Dichlorophenyl cyanide;   DBN;   DCB;   Dichlobanil;   Formula=C7H3Cl2N;   InChI=1S/C7H3Cl2N/c8-6-2-1-3-7(9)5(6)4-10/h1-3H;   InChIKey=YOYAIZYFCNQIRF-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=Clc1cccc(Cl)c1C#N;   dichlobenil
 alt_id: CHEBI:73174
 xref: Beilstein:1909167;   CAS:1194-65-6;   KEGG:C11040;   LINCS:LSM-19017
 xref_mesh: MESH:C055869
 xref: PMID:16665454;   PMID:17225099;   PMID:20534772;   PMID:21703663;   PPDB:214;   Pesticides:dichlobenil;   Reaxys:1909167;   Wikipedia:2\,6-Dichlorobenzonitrile

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Cyp2a3 cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily a, polypeptide 3 increases metabolic processing ISO CYP2A5 protein results in increased metabolism of dichlobanil CTD PMID:20840855 NCBI chr 1:83,653,248...83,662,118
Ensembl chr 1:83,653,234...83,766,484
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G Il6 interleukin 6 multiple interactions
increases expression
ISO Dexamethasone inhibits the reaction [dichlobanil results in increased expression of IL6 protein] CTD PMID:23921153 NCBI chr 4:3,043,231...3,047,807
Ensembl chr 4:3,043,231...3,047,807
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G Por cytochrome p450 oxidoreductase decreases response to substance ISO POR protein results in decreased susceptibility to dichlobanil CTD PMID:20840855 NCBI chr12:23,998,411...24,017,063
Ensembl chr12:23,998,411...24,046,814
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        agrochemical 14435
          2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile 3
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    subatomic particle 19782
      composite particle 19782
        hadron 19782
          baryon 19782
            nucleon 19782
              atomic nucleus 19782
                atom 19782
                  main group element atom 19670
                    p-block element atom 19670
                      carbon group element atom 19572
                        carbon atom 19561
                          organic molecular entity 19561
                            organic molecule 19486
                              organic cyclic compound 19282
                                carbocyclic compound 18181
                                  benzenoid aromatic compound 17178
                                    benzenes 16920
                                      chlorobenzenes 12990
                                        dichlorobenzene 10277
                                          2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile 3
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