dexamethasone

Ligand id: 2768

Name: dexamethasone

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Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 5
Hydrogen bond donors 3
Rotatable bonds 2
Topological polar surface area 94.83
Molecular weight 392.2
XLogP 1.14
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

References
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