Arsenical

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An arsenical is any compound or any thing related to arsenic.[1]

Examples[edit]

Here are some examples of arsenicals and common details and uses:

Arsanilic acid[edit]

Acidic compound with a symbol C6H8AsNO3.Used as an anti infection agent.[2]It is one of the 4 arsenical animal drugs approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration.Used as a treatment of human trypanosomiasis.

Arsenamide[edit]

It is an organic compound with chemical formula C11H12AsNO5S2.Used as a chemotherapy device and an agent to prevent filariasis.

Arsenates[edit]

Compound that have the ion AsO43-.It occurs in weathering.They are esters of arsenic acid.

Their Kinds[edit]

Arsenic acid

It is an acid which arsenates are part of.Its chemical formula is H3AsO4.Commonly used as wood preservative.

Adamite

A mineral in the formula Zn2AsO4OH.It is white in its pure form but becomes yellow due to the iron compounds present into it.

Arsenites[edit]

Any compound that has an arsenic oxoanion.

Arsphenamine[edit]

A compound that is first used for syphilis treatment in 1910. [3]

P-azobenzenearsonate[edit]

It is a compound that causes antibodies when bound to amino acids,proteins and polypeptides.

Cacodylic acid[edit]

It is an acid with symbol (CH3)2AsO2H.It is commonly used as herbicides.

Carbarsone[edit]

One of the 4 arsenical animal drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminisration. Its symbol is C7H9AsN2O4.

Melarsoprol[edit]

A drug with a formula C12H15AsN6OS2.It is used for treatment of human African tripanosomiasis.

Nitarsone[edit]

Also one of the 4 arsenical animal drugs approved by the U.S Food and Drug administation. Its chemical formula is denoted as C6H6AsNO5.

Roxarsone[edit]

The 3rd arsenical to be approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration.Its chemical formula is C6AsNH6O6.It is a derivative of phenylarsonic acid.

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