Chemical Component Summary

Name4-[1-(3,5,5,8,8-pentamethyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydronaphthalen-2-yl)ethenyl]benzoic acid
Identifiers4-[1-(3,5,5,8,8-pentamethyl-6,7-dihydronaphthalen-2-yl)ethenyl]benzoic acid
FormulaC24 H28 O2
Molecular Weight348.48
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCc1cc2c(cc1C(=C)c3ccc(cc3)C(=O)O)C(CCC2(C)C)(C)C
InChIInChI=1S/C24H28O2/c1-15-13-20-21(24(5,6)12-11-23(20,3)4)14-19(15)16(2)17-7-9-18(10-8-17)22(25)26/h7-10,13-14H,2,11-12H2,1,3-6H3,(H,25,26)
InChIKeyNAVMQTYZDKMPEU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count54
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count56
Aromatic Bond Count12

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00307 
NameBexarotene
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
DescriptionBexarotene (Targretin) is an antineoplastic agent indicated by the FDA for Cutaneous T cell lymphoma. It has been used off-label for lung cancer, breast cancer, and Kaposi's sarcoma.
Synonyms
  • Bexarotenum
  • 4-[1-(3,5,5,8,8-pentamethyltetralin-2-yl)ethenyl]benzoic acid
  • 4-[1-(5,6,7,8,-Tetrahydro-3,5,5,8,8-pentamethyl-2-naphtalenyl)ethenyl]benzoic acid
  • p-(1-(5,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-3,5,5,8,8-pentamethyl-2-naphthyl)vinyl)benzoic acid
  • Bexaroten
Brand Names
  • Bexarotene
  • Targretin
IndicationUsed orally for the treatment of skin manifestations of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) in patients who are refractory to at least one prior systemic therapy. Also used topically for the treatment of skin lesions in early (stage IA and IB) CTCL in patients who experience refractory or persistent disease with the use of other therapies or are intolerant of other therapies.
Categories
  • Alkenes
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Antineoplastic and Immunomodulating Agents
  • Biological Factors
  • Carotenoids
ATC-CodeL01XX25
CAS number153559-49-0

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Retinoic acid receptor RXR-alphaMDTKHFLPLDFSTQVNSSLTSPTGRGSMAAPSLHPSLGPGIGSPGQLHSP...unknownagonist
Retinoic acid receptor RXR-betaMSWAARPPFLPQRHAAGQCGPVGVRKEMHCGVASRWRRRRPWLDPAAAAA...unknownagonist
Retinoic acid receptor RXR-gammaMYGNYSHFMKFPAGYGGSPGHTGSTSMSPSAALSTGKPMDSHPSYTDTPV...unknownagonist
Cytochrome P450 3A4MALIPDLAMETWLLLAVSLVLLYLYGTHSHGLFKKLGIPGPTPLPFLGNI...unknownsubstrate,inducer
Cytochrome P450 2C8MEPFVVLVLCLSFMLLFSLWRQSCRRRKLPPGPTPLPIIGNMLQIDVKDI...unknowninhibitor
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

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CCDC/CSDDAQCII
PubChem82146
ChEBICHEBI:50859
ChEMBLCHEMBL1023
PharosCHEMBL1023