Explosive Agents

Name
Explosive Agents
Accession Number
DBCAT001096
Description

Substances that are energetically unstable and can produce a sudden expansion of the material, called an explosion, which is accompanied by heat, pressure and noise. Other things which have been described as explosive that are not included here are explosive action of laser heating, human performance, sudden epidemiological outbreaks, or fast cell growth.

Drugs
DrugDrug Description
NitroglycerinA nitrate vasodilator used to treat or prevent angina, treat hypertension, control heart failure in myocardial infarction, and to induce hypotension intraoperatively.
TrinitrotolueneTrinitrotoluene is an explosive chemical that can cause skin irritation and other toxic consequences.
Potassium nitrateA medication used to cauterize small wounds, remove granulation tissue, warts, and verrucae, and treat tooth sensitivity.
Nitric acidNot Annotated
Drugs & Drug Targets
DrugTargetType
NitroglycerinAtrial natriuretic peptide receptor 1target
NitroglycerinAldehyde dehydrogenase, mitochondrialenzyme
TrinitrotoluenePentaerythritol tetranitrate reductasetarget
Potassium nitratePotassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 2target
Potassium nitratePentaerythritol tetranitrate reductaseenzyme
Potassium nitrateMucin-1transporter