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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

Term:keratolytic drug
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Accession:CHEBI:50176 term browser browse the term
Definition:A drug that softens, separates, and causes desquamation of the cornified epithelium or horny layer of skin. Keratolytic drugs are used to expose mycelia of infecting fungi or to treat corns, warts, and certain other skin diseases.
Synonyms:related_synonym: desquamating agent;   keratolytic agent;   keratolytic drugs;   skin-peeling agent

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  CHEBI ontology 19810
    role 19758
      application 19420
        pharmaceutical 19293
          drug 19293
            dermatologic drug 12494
              keratolytic drug 8063
                9-cis-retinoate 0
                9-cis-retinoic acid + 296
                all-trans-acitretin 17
                all-trans-retinoic acid + 7394
                dibenzothiophene + 1
                etretinate 0
                glycolic acid + 165
                isotretinoin 773
                podophyllotoxin + 658
                salicylic acid + 741
                sodium glycolate 0
                talarozole 0
                tazarotene 11
                tazarotenic acid + 11
                tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone + 0
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