PAB

4-AMINOBENZOIC ACID


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Chemical Component Summary

Name4-AMINOBENZOIC ACID
Identifiers4-aminobenzoic acid
FormulaC7 H7 N O2
Molecular Weight137.14
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESNc1ccc(cc1)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C7H7NO2/c8-6-3-1-5(2-4-6)7(9)10/h1-4H,8H2,(H,9,10)
InChIKeyALYNCZNDIQEVRV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count17
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count17
Aromatic Bond Count6

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB02362 
NameAminobenzoic acid
Groups
  • approved
  • experimental
DescriptionA member of the vitamin B complex. It used to be common in sunscreening agents until found to also be a sensitizer. The potassium salt is used therapeutically in fibrotic skin disorders.
Synonyms
  • p-Carboxyphenylamine
  • Aminobenzoate sodium
  • para-Aminobenzoic acid
  • 4-Carboxyaniline
  • p-Carboxyaniline
Brand Names
  • Potaba Tab 0.5gm
  • Presun 15 Lotion
  • Potaba Pwr 2gm/pck
  • Neutral C + Coenzyme Q10 Plus Vitamins & Minerals
  • Potaba Cap 0.5gm
Categories
  • 4-Aminobenzoic Acid
  • Acids, Carbocyclic
  • Aminobenzoates
  • Benzene Derivatives
  • Benzoates
ATC-Code
  • D02BA01
  • D11AX23
CAS number150-13-0

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylaseMKTQVAIIGAGPSGLLLGQLLHKAGIDNVILERQTPDYVLGRIRAGVLEQ...unknownsubstrate
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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PubChem7057990
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