Molecule of the Week

Adapalene

July 18, 2005

Adapalene, is in a class of retinoid-like compounds used to control acne. It is believed that, by binding with specific receptors in the skins cells, adapalene encourages the growth of healthy skin cells and reduces the development of acne lesions.

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