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Identification
Name4-Aminobenzoic Acid
Accession NumberDB02362  (EXPT02486)
TypeSmall Molecule
GroupsExperimental
Description

A member of the vitamin B complex. It used to be common in sunscreening agents until found to also be a sensitizer. The potassium salt is used therapeutically in fibrotic skin disorders. [PubChem]

Structure
Thumb
SynonymsNot Available
Prescription ProductsNot Available
Generic Prescription ProductsNot Available
Over the Counter ProductsNot Available
International Brands
NameCompany
PabagelOwen
PabalateRobins
PabanolElder
Brand mixturesNot Available
SaltsNot Available
CategoriesNot Available
CAS number150-13-0
WeightAverage: 137.136
Monoisotopic: 137.047678473
Chemical FormulaC7H7NO2
InChI KeyALYNCZNDIQEVRV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI
InChI=1S/C7H7NO2/c8-6-3-1-5(2-4-6)7(9)10/h1-4H,8H2,(H,9,10)
IUPAC Name
4-aminobenzoic acid
SMILES
NC1=CC=C(C=C1)C(O)=O
Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as aminobenzoic acids. These are benzoic acids containing an amine group attached to the benzene moiety.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassBenzoic acids and derivatives
Direct ParentAminobenzoic acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Aminobenzoic acid
  • Benzoic acid
  • Substituted aniline
  • Benzoyl
  • Aniline
  • Primary aromatic amine
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary amine
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Amine
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Pharmacology
IndicationNot Available
PharmacodynamicsNot Available
Mechanism of actionNot Available
AbsorptionNot Available
Volume of distributionNot Available
Protein bindingNot Available
Metabolism
Route of eliminationNot Available
Half lifeNot Available
ClearanceNot Available
ToxicityNot Available
Affected organismsNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
SNP Mediated EffectsNot Available
SNP Mediated Adverse Drug ReactionsNot Available
ADMET
Predicted ADMET features
PropertyValueProbability
Human Intestinal Absorption+0.957
Blood Brain Barrier+0.8436
Caco-2 permeable+0.7127
P-glycoprotein substrateNon-substrate0.8718
P-glycoprotein inhibitor INon-inhibitor0.9933
P-glycoprotein inhibitor IINon-inhibitor0.9847
Renal organic cation transporterNon-inhibitor0.9312
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-substrate0.8483
CYP450 2D6 substrateNon-substrate0.9026
CYP450 3A4 substrateNon-substrate0.8251
CYP450 1A2 substrateNon-inhibitor0.87
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9046
CYP450 2D6 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9844
CYP450 2C19 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9552
CYP450 3A4 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9397
CYP450 inhibitory promiscuityLow CYP Inhibitory Promiscuity0.9841
Ames testNon AMES toxic0.9482
CarcinogenicityNon-carcinogens0.5373
BiodegradationReady biodegradable0.637
Rat acute toxicity1.3620 LD50, mol/kg Not applicable
hERG inhibition (predictor I)Weak inhibitor0.9841
hERG inhibition (predictor II)Non-inhibitor0.9781
Pharmacoeconomics
ManufacturersNot Available
PackagersNot Available
Dosage formsNot Available
PricesNot Available
PatentsNot Available
Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueSource
melting point188.5 °CPhysProp
water solubility6110 mg/L (at 30 °C)YALKOWSKY,SH & HE,Y (2003)
logP0.83HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
logS-0.4ADME Research, USCD
pKa2.38 (at 25 °C)KORTUM,G ET AL (1961)
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility4.41 mg/mLALOGPS
logP0.78ALOGPS
logP0.8ChemAxon
logS-1.5ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.77ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)2.69ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area63.32 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity38.01 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability13.44 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Mass Spec (NIST)Not Available
SpectraGC-MSMS/MSLC-MSMS1D NMR2D NMR
References
Synthesis Reference

Si-Joon Lee, Hee-Young Jung, “Alpha-tocopherol 4-aminobenzoic acid ester compounds and method for preparing the same.” U.S. Patent US6222051, issued January, 1986.

US6222051
General ReferenceNot Available
External Links
ATC CodesNot Available
AHFS CodesNot Available
PDB Entries
FDA labelNot Available
MSDSNot Available
Interactions
Drug InteractionsNot Available
Food InteractionsNot Available

Targets

1. p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase

Kind: protein

Organism: Pseudomonas aeruginosa (strain ATCC 15692 / PAO1 / 1C / PRS 101 / LMG 12228)

Pharmacological action: unknown

Components

Name UniProt ID Details
p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase P20586 Details

References:

  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. Pubmed
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. Pubmed

2. p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase

Kind: protein

Organism: Pseudomonas fluorescens

Pharmacological action: unknown

Components

Name UniProt ID Details
p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase P00438 Details

References:

  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. Pubmed
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. Pubmed

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Drug created on June 13, 2005 07:24 / Updated on March 27, 2014 14:27