Antioxidant Properties, Autooxidation, and Mutagenic Activity of Echinochrome A Compared with Its Etherified Derivative

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Antioxidant properties of 2,3,5,7,8-pentahydroxy-6-ethyl-1,4-naphthoquinone (echinochrome A) were linked with the scavenging of peroxy radicals in liposomes, trapping of superoxide anion radicals, and binding of ferrous ions to inactive complexes in the aqueous phase. The antioxidant property of 6-ethyl-2,3,7-trimethoxy-5,8-dihydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1011904819563

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