chinone


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chinone

[kin′ōn]
(organic chemistry)
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Endophytes provide a broad variety of bioactive compounds with unique structure, including secondary metabolites alkaloids, benzopyranones, chinones, flavonoids, phenolic acids, quinines, steroids, terpenoids, tetralones, xanthones and others (7).
Furthermore, it is known, that numerous chinones possess direct antimicrobial and cytotoxic effects themselves.