Furazan N-oxide; Furazan 2-oxide
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||g·mol−1 86.050|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Furoxan or 1,2,5-oxadiazole 2-oxide is a heterocycle of the isoxazole family and an amine oxide derivative of furazan. It is a nitric oxide donor. As such, furoxan and its derivatives are actively researched as potential new drugs and insensitive high density explosives. Ipramidil is an example.
- Clara Cena; Massimo Bertinaria; Donatella Boschi; Marta Giorgis; Alberto Gasco (2006). "Use of the furoxan (1,2,5-oxadiazole 2-oxide) system in the design of new NO-donor antioxidant hybrids" (PDF). Arkivoc (HL-1787GR): 301–309.
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