Isoxazole

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Isoxazole
Chemical nameIsoxazole
Chemical formulaC3H3NO
Molecular mass69.06 g/mol
Density1.075 g/ml
Boiling point95 °C
CAS number288-14-2
SMILESo1cccn1
Chemical structure of isoxazole

Isoxazole is an azole with an oxygen atom next to the nitrogen.

Isoxazoles are found in some natural products, such as ibotenic acid. Isoxazoles also form the basis for a number of drugs, including the COX-2 inhibitor valdecoxib (Bextra). Furoxan is a nitric oxide donor.

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