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UREA
 
URE is found in 48 entries
URE
  •   Chemical Component Summary   Hide
    Name UREA
    Identifiers
    Formula C H4 N2 O
    Molecular Weight 60.06 g/mol
    Type non-polymer
    Isomeric SMILES
    InChI
    InChI key XSQUKJJJFZCRTK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
     
  •   Drug Info: DrugBank Hide
    DrugBank ID DB03904   (Stereoisomeric match)
    Name Urea
    Groups experimental
    Description A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids. [PubChem]
    Indication <ul> <li>10% hydrate skin</li> <li>15% accelerate fibrin degradation</li> <li>20-30% are antipruritic, break down keratin, decrease the thickness of the stratum corneum and are used in scaling conditions such as ichthysosis</li> <li>40% are proteolytic and may be used to dissolve and peel dystrophic nails</li> </ul> <br>[Patient Self Care, 2010]</br>
    Pharmacology As a humectant, urea draws water into the striatum corneum.
    CAS number 57-13-6
    Targets
    Name Sequence search Pharmacological action Actions
    Arginase-1   Search  unknown
    Carbonic anhydrase 2   Search  unknown
    Structural polyprotein   Search  unknown
    Catenin beta-1   Search  unknown
    UPF0190 protein yedY   Search  unknown
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