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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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vivax [7], numerous publications reported on the antiplasmodial activity of naphthoquinones leading to the development of atovaquone (3, Figure 1), a totally synthetic hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone [4].
Quantification of p- phenylenediamine and 2-hydroxy-1, 4- naphthoquinone in henna tattoos.
The secretions of the two sironids consist of complex arrays of ketones and naphthoquinones.
Vitamin K is a generic name for a group of quinone compounds with methylated naphthoquinone structure.
Satish Rao, "Juglone, a naphthoquinone from walnut, exerts cytotoxic and genotoxic effects against cultured melanoma tumor cells," Cell Biology International, vol.
Previous phytochemical investigation of the methanolic extracts was performed regarding phenolic compounds, tannins, coumarins, naphthoquinone, glycosides anthraquinone, steroids, triterpenes, cardiotonic glycosides, cyanogenic glycosides, saponin and reducing sugars, following Matos (2009) procedure.
Caspase-3-mediated cleavage of the NF-kappa B subunit p65 at the NH2 terminus potentiates naphthoquinone analog-induced apoptosis.