| IUPAC name
| Other names
Furazan N-oxide; Furazan 2-oxide
|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
|Molar mass||86.05 g·mol−1|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|(what is ?)|
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.
- 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.