This anaesthetic has more than one structural configuration. An example low energy conformer is shown. Click and drag to rotate.
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Structure Details
Structural Formula CHF2-O-C•HBr-CF3
Molecular Formula C3H2BrF5O
Chemical Group Ether
Anaesthetic Type Inhalational: Conventional Agent
Chiral Structure Yes :    shown ID M087
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ChemSpider (External Link) 2339802
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SMILES String C(OC(C(F)(F)F)Br)(F)F
Molecular Weight (g.mol-1) 228.944
IUPAC Name1-Bromo-1-(difluoromethoxy)-2,2,2-trifluoroethane
In Vivo Activity Data
Immobility: MAC Rat (atm)0.0052Koblin DD, Laster MJ, Ionescu P, et al. Anesth Analg 1999;88:1161-7
Physical Properties
Olive Oil / Gas Partition Coeff. at 37°C245Koblin DD, Laster MJ, Ionescu P, et al. Anesth Analg 1999;88:1161-7
Calculated Molecular Properties
van der Waals Volume 112 Å3 
van der Waals Surface Area 155 Å2 
Solvent Accessible Volume 423 Å3(based on a 1.4Å probe)
Solvent Accessible Surface Area 296 Å2(based on a 1.4Å probe)
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Database Version: 1.09.9     Last Updated: 21st February 2014