5-aminolevulinic acid

Ligand id: 4784

Name: 5-aminolevulinic acid

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 4
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 4
Topological polar surface area 80.39
Molecular weight 131.06
XLogP -1.55
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
May be used in photochemotherapy treatment for actinic keratosis.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
The mechanism of action is complex. Please see the DrugBank link on the Summary tab of this ligand page for a detailed explanation. Due to the complex and varied nature of nucleic acids we do not include DNA or RNA as targets on this database.