OBO ID: CHEBI:38663
Term Name: ethion Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Bis(S-(diethoxyphosphinothioyl)mercapto)methane
  • O,O,O',O'-tetraethyl S,S'-methanediyl bis(dithiophosphate)
  • O,O,O',O'-tetraethyl S,S'-methanediyl bis(phosphorodithioate)
  • O,O,O',O'-Tetraethyl S,S'-methylenebis(phosphorodithioate)
  • S,S'-Methylene bis(O,O-diethyl phosphorodithioate)
Definition: An organic thiophosphate that is S,S'-methanediyl bis[dihydrogen (phosphorodithioate)] in which all the hydroxy groups have been converted to their corresponding ethyl esters respectively. Ethion is an organophosphate insecticide with inhibitory activity towards the enzyme acetylcholinesterase ( EC 3.1.1.7).
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Ontology: Chebi
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