Adapalene Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Adapalene Properties


Adapalene 3D Molecular Structure-Molecule 3D Struture
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Adapalene is a third-generation topical retinoid.It is primarily used in the treatment of mild-moderate acne and is also used to treat keratosis pilaris as well as other skin conditions,topical treatment of comedo, papular and pustular acne (acne vulgaris) of the face, chest or back.Adapalene in small concentrations is a moderator of cellular differentiation, keratinization, and inflammatory processes. It has both exfoliating and anti-inflammatory effects.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to off-white crystalline powder
Boiling Point 606.3 °C
Brand Name Differin;Adaferin
CAS Number 106685-40-9
ChEBI 31174
Density 1.233 g/cm3
IUPAC Name 6-[3-(1-Adamantyl)-4-methoxy-phenyl] naphthalene-2-carboxylic acid
InChI 1S/C28H28O3/c1-31-26-7-6-23(21-2-3-22-12-24(27(29)30)5-4-20(22)11-21)13-25(26)28-14-17-8-18(15-28)10-19(9-17)16-28/h2-7,11-13,17-19H,8-10,14-16H2,1H3,(H,29,30)
Melting Point 319-322 °C
Molar Mass 412.52 g/mol
Molecular Formula C28H28O3 uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X