Pindone

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Pindone
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Identifiers
CAS number 83-26-1 N
PubChem 6732
ChemSpider 6476 YesY
KEGG C19141 N
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C14H14O3
Molar mass 230.26 g/mol
Appearance Bright-yellow powder[1]
Density 1.06 g/mL
Melting point 110 °C (230 °F; 383 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Pindone is an anticoagulant drug[2] for agricultural use. It is commonly used as a rodenticide in the management of rat and rabbit populations.

It is pharmacologically analogous to warfarin and inhibits the synthesis of Vitamin K-dependent clotting factors.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ CDC - NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
  2. ^ Robinson MH, Twigg LE, Wheeler SH, Martin GR (March 2005). "Effect of the anticoagulant, pindone, on the breeding performance and survival of merino sheep, Ovis aries". Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B, Biochem. Mol. Biol. 140 (3): 465–73. doi:10.1016/j.cbpc.2004.11.011. PMID 15694595.