Chemical Component Summary

NameUREA
Identifiersurea
FormulaC H4 N2 O
Molecular Weight60.05
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESNC(N)=O
InChIInChI=1S/CH4N2O/c2-1(3)4/h(H4,2,3,4)
InChIKeyXSQUKJJJFZCRTK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count8
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count7
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03904 
NameUrea
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
DescriptionA 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.
Synonyms
  • Karbamid
  • Urée
  • Carbamide
  • Harnstoff
  • Urea
Brand Names
  • Ti-U-lac Lotion
  • Thomas Formula No 47
  • Carmol 40
  • Uramaxin GT
  • Uramaxin TS
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>
Categories
  • Blood and Blood Forming Organs
  • Blood Substitutes and Perfusion Solutions
  • Carbamide products
  • Dermatologicals
  • Diuretics, Osmotic
ATC-Code
  • D02AE01
  • B05BC02
  • D02AE51
CAS number57-13-6

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Arginase-1MSAKSRTIGIIGAPFSKGQPRGGVEEGPTVLRKAGLLEKLKEQECDVKDY...unknown
Carbonic anhydrase 2MSHHWGYGKHNGPEHWHKDFPIAKGERQSPVDIDTHTAKYDPSLKPLSVS...unknown
Catenin beta-1MATQADLMELDMAMEPDRKAAVSHWQQQSYLDSGIHSGATTTAPSLSGKG...unknown
Sulfoxide reductase catalytic subunit YedYMKKNQFLKESDVTAESVFFMKRRQVLKALGISAAALSLPHAAHADLLSWF...unknown
Dihydrofolate reductaseVRSLNSIVAVCQNMGIGKDGNLPWPPLRNEYKYFQRMTSTSHVEGKQNAV...unknownactivator
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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