CHEBI:34380 - monobenzone

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ChEBI Name monobenzone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:34380
Definition The monobenzyl ether of hydroquinone. It is used as a topical drug for medical depigmentation.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:428158
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Formula C13H12O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 200.23320
Monoisotopic Mass 200.08373
InChI InChI=1S/C13H12O2/c14-12-6-8-13(9-7-12)15-10-11-4-2-1-3-5-11/h1-9,14H,10H2
InChIKey VYQNWZOUAUKGHI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Oc1ccc(OCc2ccccc2)cc1
Roles Classification
Application(s): dermatologic drug
A drug used to treat or prevent skin disorders or for the routine care of skin.
melanin synthesis inhibitor
A depigmentation agent which inhibits the synthesis of melanin.
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Outgoing monobenzone (CHEBI:34380) has functional parent hydroquinone (CHEBI:17594)
monobenzone (CHEBI:34380) has role dermatologic drug (CHEBI:50177)
monobenzone (CHEBI:34380) has role melanin synthesis inhibitor (CHEBI:64933)
monobenzone (CHEBI:34380) is a benzyl ether (CHEBI:59859)
IUPAC Name
4-(benzyloxy)phenol
INNs Sources
monobenzona ChemIDplus
monobenzone WHO MedNet
monobenzone ChemIDplus
monobenzonum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
4-(Benzyloxyl)phenol KEGG COMPOUND
4-(Phenylmethoxy)phenol KEGG COMPOUND
4-Benzyloxy-phenol ChEMBL
4-Benzyloxyphenol ChemIDplus
Benzyl p-hydroxyphenyl ether ChemIDplus
Hydroquinone benzyl ether ChemIDplus
Hydroquinone monobenzyl ether ChemIDplus
MONOBENZYL ETHER OF HYDROQUINONE ChEMBL
Monobenzyl hydroquinone ChemIDplus
p-(Benzyloxy)phenol ChemIDplus
p-Hydroxyphenyl benzyl ether ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
1834 DrugCentral
C14244 KEGG COMPOUND
D05072 KEGG DRUG
DB00600 DrugBank
EP0175701 Patent
LSM-5642 LINCS
Monobenzone Wikipedia
WO8504101 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
103-16-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
103-16-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1958305 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
22 February 2017