monobenzone

Ligand id: 6830

Name: monobenzone

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 0
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 3
Topological polar surface area 29.46
Molecular weight 200.08
XLogP 4.3
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used medically for depigmentation
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
The precise mechanism of action has not been fully determined but monobenzone is believed to act by increasing excretion of melanin from melanocytes, but may also destroy these cells leading to permanent depigmentation.