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An acetylenic retinoid prodrug converted to the active metabolite, Tazarotenic acid, with selective affinity for retinoic acid receptors RAR and RAR . Antiacne; antipsoriatic. Used in treatment of photodamaged skin.
Catalog #021290
FormLight Yellow Solid
Melting Point103-105°C
SolubilityChloroform, DMSO, Methanol
CAS Number118292-40-3
Molecular FormulaC21H21NO2S
Molecular Weight351.46
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names6-[2-(3,4-Dihydro-4,4-dimethyl-2H-1-benzothiopyran-6-yl)ethynyl]-

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