Chemical Component Summary

NameUREA
Identifiersurea
FormulaC H4 N2 O
Molecular Weight60.055
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC(=O)(N)N
InChIInChI=1S/CH4N2O/c2-1(3)4/h(H4,2,3,4)
InChIKeyXSQUKJJJFZCRTK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count8
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count7
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03904 
NameUrea
Groups
  • investigational
  • approved
DescriptionA compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
Synonyms
  • Carbonyldiamide
  • Urée
  • Harnstoff
  • Urea
  • Carbamide
Brand Names
  • Uremol 20% cream
  • Ciclopirox 3% / Itraconazole 5% / Urea 20%
  • Psoricare Crm 3%
  • RE Urea
  • Keralac
IndicationUrea is used topically for debridement and promotion of normal healing of hyperkeratotic surface lesions, particularly where healing is retarded by local infection, necrotic tissue, fibrinous or purulent debris or eschar. Urea is useful for the treatment of hyperkeratotic conditions such as dry, rough skin, dermatitis, psoriasis, xerosis, ichthyosis, eczema, keratosis, keratoderma, corns and calluses, as well as damaged, devitalized and ingrown nails.[L41484]
Categories
  • Amides
  • Blood and Blood Forming Organs
  • Blood Substitutes and Perfusion Solutions
  • Carbamide products
  • Dermatologicals
ATC-Code
  • D02AE01
  • B05BC02
  • D02AE51
CAS number57-13-6

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Dihydrofolate reductaseVRSLNSIVAVCQNMGIGKDGNLPWPPLRNEYKYFQRMTSTSHVEGKQNAV...unknownactivator
Arginase-1MSAKSRTIGIIGAPFSKGQPRGGVEEGPTVLRKAGLLEKLKEQECDVKDY...unknown
Carbonic anhydrase 2MSHHWGYGKHNGPEHWHKDFPIAKGERQSPVDIDTHTAKYDPSLKPLSVS...unknown
Catenin beta-1MATQADLMELDMAMEPDRKAAVSHWQQQSYLDSGIHSGATTTAPSLSGKG...unknown
Sulfoxide reductase catalytic subunit YedYMKKNQFLKESDVTAESVFFMKRRQVLKALGISAAALSLPHAAHADLLSWF...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
Pharos CHEMBL985
PubChem 1176
ChEMBL CHEMBL985
ChEBI CHEBI:16199, CHEBI:48376
CCDC/CSD ACUFUR01, ACUYAY, BARBUR01, ACUYEC, AZUQAP, BARBUR02, BARBUR06, BARBUR03, BARBUR04, BARBUR05, BARBUR, AWISOO, ACUFUR, BAFTEH, BAQZOI, AMIMAK, AMILUD01, AMILUD, AMILEN, BAFSOQ, AWISUU, BAFWIO, AMILEN01, ARAMEO, AQUMIL01, AQUMIL
COD 1008775, 1008776, 1008786, 1008787, 2016711, 2016712, 2019369, 1544223, 1544224, 1544225, 1544226, 2311086, 2003112, 2022025