Azoxymethane

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Azoxymethane[1]
Structural formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
IUPAC name
Methyl-methylimino-oxidoazanium
Other names
Dimethyldiazene-1-oxide
Identifiers
25843-45-2 N
ChemSpider 30663 YesY
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PubChem 33184
UNII MO0N1J0SEN YesY
Properties
C2H6N2O
Molar mass 74.08 g·mol−1
Density 0.991 g/mL
Boiling point 97 to 99 °C (207 to 210 °F; 370 to 372 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Azoxymethane (AOM) is a carcinogenic and neurotoxic chemical compound used in biological research. It is the oxide of azomethane and is particularly effective for the induction of a colon carcinoma.[2]

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