Chinese VX

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Chinese VX[1]
Chinese VX.svg
Preferred IUPAC name
O-Butyl S-[2-(diethylamino)ethyl] methylphosphonothioate
Other names
3D model (JSmol)
  • InChI=1S/C11H26NO2PS/c1-5-8-10-14-15(4,13)16-11-9-12(6-2)7-3/h5-11H2,1-4H3
Molar mass 267.37 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Chinese VX (CVX), also known as EA-6043, is an organophosphate nerve agent of the V-series. It is a structural isomer of both VX and Russian VX.[2][3]

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  2. ^ Wandhammer, Marielle; Carletti, Eugénie; Van der Schans, Marcel; Gillon, Emilie; Nicolet, Yvain; Masson, Patrick; Goeldner, Maurice; Noort, Daan; Nachon, Florian (13 May 2011). "Structural Study of the Complex Stereoselectivity of Human Butyrylcholinesterase for the Neurotoxic V-agents". Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286 (19): 16783–16789. doi:10.1074/jbc.M110.209569. PMC 3089521. PMID 21454498.
  3. ^ Patrice L. Abercrombie-Thomas, Ann Brozena, James H. Buchanan, Michael W. Ellzy, Frederic J. Berg, Kenneth B. Sumpter, Phillip G. Wilcox, David E. Tevault, Leonard C. Buettner, Ian J. Pardoe, Barry R. Williams, Melissa S. Hulet, Erik D. Emmons, Thermophysical Properties and Spectral Characterization of EA 6043 (PDF), Belcamp/Gunpowder: Department of the Army, Edgewood Arsenal Research Laboratories, archived (PDF) from the original on October 23, 2019, retrieved 2020-02-07{{citation}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)