1,4-naphthoquinone

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1,4-naphthoquinone

[¦wən ¦fȯr ‚naf·thə·kwə′nōn]
(organic chemistry)
C10H6O2 Greenish-yellow powder soluble in organic solvents, slightly soluble in water; melts at 123-126°C; used as an antimycotic agent, in synthesis, and as a rubber polymerization regulator.
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Synthesis and SAR study of novel anticancer and antimicrobial naphthoquinone amide derivatives.
Furthermore, naphthoquinones (-)-5-hydroxy2-(1'-hydroxyethyl)naphtho[2,3-b]furan-4,9-dione and their positional isomer (-)-8-hydroxy-2-(1'hydroxyethyl)naphtho[2,3-b]furan-4,9-dione (stereoselectively synthesized) exhibited a moderate antifungal activity against Candida albicans, Cryptococcus albidus and Aspergillus fumigatus, with MIC values of 25, 1.
The taxonomic significance of naphthoquinones in the Droseraceae.
The secretions of the two sironids consist of complex arrays of ketones and naphthoquinones.
A new fungal naphthoquinone which stimulates the production of antifungal compounds in alfalfa callus.
Caspase-3-mediated cleavage of the NF-kappa B subunit p65 at the NH2 terminus potentiates naphthoquinone analog-induced apoptosis.
To date, the presence of some bioactive substances such as terpenes, sulfated sterols, carotenoid sulfate, phenylpropanoid and naphthoquinone in brittle stars has been proved which may have important role in anticancer therapy (11).
Selected biocides and biocide combinations formulated in a semitransparent coating including selected combinations of diiodomethyl-p-tolylsulfone, 3-iodo-2-propynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC), propiconazole, tebuconazole, thiabendazole, fludioxonil, chlorothalonil, oxine copper, copper metal, and naphthoquinone were evaluated.
Interleukin 6 production by lipopolysaccharide-stimulated human fibroblasts is potently inhibited by naphthoquinone (vitamin K) compounds.
Lawsone, a naphthoquinone derivative isolated from the plant has been shown to possess cytotoxic activity (Sauriasari, R.