MetaCyc Compound: ferric chloride

Synonyms: FeCl3, iron trichloride, iron (III) chloride

Superclasses: a saltan inorganic salt
an inorganic compoundan inorganic salt

Chemical Formula: FeCl3

Molecular Weight: 162.21 Daltons

Salt Constituents: chloride, Fe3+

Unification Links: ChEBI:30808, ChemSpider:22792, PubChem:24380

Enzymes inhibited by ferric chloride, sorted by the type of inhibition, are:

Inhibitor (Mechanism unknown) of: 7-α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase [Yoshimoto91], hydrogenase [Schink79], linamarase [Elias97]


Elias97: Elias M, Nambisan B, Sudhakaran PR (1997). "Characterization of linamarase of latex and its localization in petioles in cassava." Arch Biochem Biophys 341(2);222-8. PMID: 9169008

Schink79: Schink B, Schlegel HG (1979). "The membrane-bound hydrogenase of Alcaligenes eutrophus. I. Solubilization, purification, and biochemical properties." Biochim Biophys Acta 1979;567(2);315-24. PMID: 36155

Yoshimoto91: Yoshimoto T, Higashi H, Kanatani A, Lin XS, Nagai H, Oyama H, Kurazono K, Tsuru D (1991). "Cloning and sequencing of the 7 alpha-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase gene from Escherichia coli HB101 and characterization of the expressed enzyme." J Bacteriol 1991;173(7);2173-9. PMID: 2007545

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