Retinoic acid

CAS Registry Number®

302-79-4
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CAS Name

Retinoic acid

Molecular Formula

C20H28O2

Molecular Mass

300.44

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    180-182 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C20H28O2/c1-15(8-6-9-16(2)14-19(21)22)11-12-18-17(3)10-7-13-20(18,4)5/h6,8-9,11-12,14H,7,10,13H2,1-5H3,(H,21,22)/b9-6+,12-11+,15-8+,16-14+

InChIKey

InChIKey=SHGAZHPCJJPHSC-YCNIQYBTSA-N

SMILES

C(=C/C(=C/C=C/C(=C/C(O)=O)/C)/C)\C=1C(C)(C)CCCC1C

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)C=C(C=CC=C(C=CC1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C)C)C

Other Names for this Substance

  • Retinoic acid
  • Retinoic acid, all-trans-
  • Vitamin A acid
  • Tretinoin
  • trans-Retinoic acid

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

7005-78-9, 56573-65-0, 187175-63-9