naphthoquinone

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naph·tho·quin·one

(naf'thō-kwin'ōn),
1. A quinone derivative of naphthalene, reducible to naphthohydroquinone; 1,4-naphthoquinone derivatives have vitamin K activity (for example, menaquinone).
2. A class of compounds containing the naphthoquinone (1) structure.
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Shukla, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel (L)-Alpha- Amino Acid Methyl Ester, Heteroalkyl, and Aryl Substituted 1,4-Naphthoquinone Derivatives as Antifungal and Antibacterial Agents, Bioorg.
Yadav, Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel 1,4-naphthoquinone derivatives as antifungal and anticancer agents.
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5b, 5c, and 5f were also synthesized from disubstituted 1,4-naphthoquinones (4b, 4c, and 4f) an adaption of the procedure given for the monosubstituted 1,4- naphthoquinones [22].
Clark, The Fungicidal Activity of Substituted 1,4-Naphthoquinones .
Zhu, "Hydroxyl radical generation mechanism during the redox cycling process of 1,4-naphthoquinone," Environmental Science & Technology, vol.
Holmes, "Synthesis of some 1,4-naphthoquinones and reactions relating to their use in the study of bacterial growth inhibition," Canadian Journal of Chemistry, vol.
DNA damage and inhibition of akt pathway in MCF-7 cells and ehrlich tumor in mice treated with 1,4-naphthoquinones in combination with ascorbate," Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, vol.
These findings could be useful in the development of MNQand other related 1,4-naphthoquinones as potent anti-metastatic agents for future clinical use.