GtoPdb Ligand ID: 2644

Synonyms: all-trans-retinoic acid (ATRA) | Altreno® (0.05% lotion) | Avita® (0.025% gel) | Renova® (0.02% cream)
tretinoin is an approved drug (FDA (1995))
Comment: Tretinoin is a naturally occurring derivative of vitamin A (retinoic acid) and as such is an agonist at the retinoic acid receptors. Tretinoin binds to α, β, and γ isoforms of the retinoic acid receptor. Retionoids are important regulators of cell reproduction, proliferation, and differentiation.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 2
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 5
Topological polar surface area 37.3
Molecular weight 300.21
XLogP 6.25
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1
Isomeric SMILES C/C(=C\C=C\C(=C\C(=O)O)\C)/C=C/C1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C
InChI InChI=1S/C20H28O2/c1-15(8-6-9-16(2)14-19(21)22)11-12-18-17(3)10-7-13-20(18,4)5/h6,8-9,11-12,14H,7,10,13H2,1-5H3,(H,21,22)/b9-6+,12-11+,15-8+,16-14+
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