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Compound Summary for: CID 449171     Try the new version summary page


Also known as: 9-CIS-RETINOIC ACID; Panretin; Panrexin; 9-cis-Tretinoin; Panretyn; Panretin Gel; Toctino; 9-cis Retinoic Acid
Molecular Formula: C20H28O2   Molecular Weight: 300.43512   InChIKey: SHGAZHPCJJPHSC-ZVCIMWCZSA-N
An important regulator of gene expression during growth and development, and in neoplasms. Tretinoin, also known as retinoic acid and derived from maternal vitamin A, is essential for normal growth; and embryonic development. An excess of tretinoin can be teratogenic. It is used in the treatment of psoriasis; acne vulgaris; and several other skin diseases. It has also been approved for use in promyelocytic leukemia (leukemia, promyelocytic, acute). [PubChem]   From: DrugBank
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