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RETINOL


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Chemical Component Summary

NameRETINOL
Identifiers(2~{E},4~{E},6~{E},8~{E})-3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexen-1-yl)nona-2,4,6,8-tetraen-1-ol
FormulaC20 H30 O
Molecular Weight286.45
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCC(=C\CO)/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C
InChIInChI=1S/C20H30O/c1-16(8-6-9-17(2)13-15-21)11-12-19-18(3)10-7-14-20(19,4)5/h6,8-9,11-13,21H,7,10,14-15H2,1-5H3/b9-6+,12-11+,16-8+,17-13+
InChIKeyFPIPGXGPPPQFEQ-OVSJKPMPSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count51
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count51
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00162 
NameVitamin A
Groups
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
  • vet_approved
DescriptionRetinol and derivatives of retinol that play an essential role in metabolic functioning of the retina, the growth of and differentiation of epithelial tissue, the growth of bone, reproduction, and the immune response. Dietary vitamin A is derived from a variety of carotenoids found in plants. It is enriched in the liver, egg yolks, and the fat component of dairy products.
Synonyms
  • Retinol
  • all-trans-retinyl alcohol
  • Retinolum
  • (2E,4E,6E,8E)-3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohex-1-en-1-yl)nona-2,4,6,8-tetraen-1-ol
  • all-trans-retinol
Brand Names
  • Formula Gly
  • Multi-Vitamin
  • Vimeral Tab
  • One Tablet Daily Mens Formula
  • Imm Formula Cap
IndicationFor the treatment of vitamin A deficiency.
Categories
  • Adjuvants, Immunologic
  • Alimentary Tract and Metabolism
  • Alkenes
  • Anti-Acne Preparations
  • Anti-Acne Preparations for Topical Use
ATC-Code
  • S01XA02
  • V04CB01
  • D10AD02
  • R01AX02
  • A11CA01
CAS number68-26-8

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Retinol dehydrogenase 12MLVTLGLLTSFFSFLYMVAPSIRKFFAGGVCRTNVQLPGKVVVITGANTG...unknownsubstrate
Short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase 3MVWKRLGALVMFPLQMIYLVVKAAVGLVLPAKLRDLSRENVLITGGGRGI...unknownsubstrate
Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 1 member A3MATANGAVENGQPDRKPPALPRPIRNLEVKFTKIFINNEWHESKSGKKFA...unknownsubstrate
All-trans-retinol 13,14-reductaseMWLPLVLLLAVLLLAVLCKVYLGLFSGSSPNPFSEDVKRPPAPLVTDKEA...unknownsubstrate
Retinol dehydrogenase 11MVELMFPLLLLLLPFLLYMAAPQIRKMLSSGVCTSTVQLPGKVVVVTGAN...unknownsubstrate
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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