Oryzalin

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Oryzalin
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-(Dipropylamino)-3,5-dinitrobenzenesulfonamide
Clinical data
Legal status ?
Identifiers
CAS number 19044-88-3 YesY
ATC code None
PubChem CID 29393
KEGG C18877 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C12H18N4O6S 
Mol. mass 346.36 g/mol
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Oryzalin is an herbicide of the dinitroaniline class. It acts through the disruption (depolymerization) of microtubules, thus blocking anisotropic growth of plant cells.[1] It can also be used to induce ploidity as an alternative to colchicine [2][unreliable source?]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taiz, L., Zeiger, E. Plant Physiology, 5/e. 2010. p. 443-4.
  2. ^ http://members.tripod.com/h_syriacus/tetraploidy.htm

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