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Acitretin

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
9-(4-Methoxy-2,3,6-trimethylphenyl)-3,7-dimethylnona-2,4,6,8-tetraenoic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H26O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
326.43
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

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pharmaceutical primary standard

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acitretin

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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SMILES string

COc1cc(C)c(\C=C\C(C)=C\C=C\C(C)=C\C(O)=O)c(C)c1C

InChI

1S/C21H26O3/c1-14(8-7-9-15(2)12-21(22)23)10-11-19-16(3)13-20(24-6)18(5)17(19)4/h7-13H,1-6H3,(H,22,23)/b9-7+,11-10+,14-8+,15-12+

InChI key

IHUNBGSDBOWDMA-AQFIFDHZSA-N

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Gene Information

human ... RARA(5914), RARB(5915), RARG(5916), RXRA(6256), RXRB(6257), RXRG(6258)

Gene Information

human ... RARA(5914), RARB(5915), RARG(5916), RXRA(6256), RXRB(6257), RXRG(6258)

Gene Information

human ... RARA(5914), RARB(5915), RARG(5916), RXRA(6256), RXRB(6257), RXRG(6258)

Gene Information

human ... RARA(5914), RARB(5915), RARG(5916), RXRA(6256), RXRB(6257), RXRG(6258)

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Acitretin USP reference standard, intended for use in specified quality tests and assays as specified in the USP compendia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Synthetic retinoid that is a metabolite of etretinate. Preferentially binds to cellular retinoic acid binding proteins (CRABPs).

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Repr. 1B - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

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WGK 3

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Not applicable

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Not applicable


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Alessandro Borghi et al.
Acta dermato-venereologica, 95(3), 332-336 (2014-07-01)
The efficacy and safety of acitretin was evaluated retrospectively in a cohort of 46 patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) range 10-42). Patients were treated at an initial dose of 10 mg/day acitretin
Chai Sue Lee et al.
Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy, 6(10), 1725-1734 (2005-08-10)
Acitretin is a second-generation, systemic retinoid that has been approved for the treatment of psoriasis since 1997. It can be considered one of the treatments of choice for pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis. However, the efficacy of acitretin as a monotherapy
Agranulocytosis and total scalp alopecia following acitretin.
T A Chave et al.
The British journal of dermatology, 148(5), 1063-1064 (2003-06-06)
M Lebwohl et al.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 45(4), 544-553 (2001-09-25)
Although adjunctive treatment with retinoids in concert with either psoralen-ultraviolet A (PUVA) or ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy has been a treatment option for chronic, moderate to severe plaque psoriasis for nearly two decades, acitretin-UV therapy is an underutilized therapeutic modality.
British Association of Dermatologists guidelines on the efficacy and use of acitretin in dermatology.
A D Ormerod et al.
The British journal of dermatology, 162(5), 952-963 (2010-04-29)

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