Naphthoquinones

Known as: Naphthalenediones, Naphthoquinone, Naphthoquinones [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Naphthalene rings which contain two ketone moieties in any position. They can be substituted in any position except at the ketone groups.
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2009
2009
  • Petr Babulaa, Vojtěch Adamb, René Kizekb, Zdeněk Sladkýa, Ladislav Havelc
  • 2009
Juglone and plumbagin are plant bioactive derivatives of 1,4-naphthoquinone occurring in plants, whereas lots of these plants… (More)
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2008
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2008
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men. Hormone-refractory invasive PCa is the end… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Naphthoquinones are wide-spread phenolic compounds in nature. They are products of bacterial and fungal as well as high-plants… (More)
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2006
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2006
Fungal polyketide biosynthesis typically involves multiple enzymatic steps and the encoding genes are often found in gene… (More)
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2003
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2003
Fourteen extracts from Brazilian traditional medicinal plants used to treat infectious diseases were used to look for potential… (More)
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2003
2003
Two plumbagic acid glucosides, 3'-O-beta-glucopyranosyl plumbagic acid and 3'-O-beta-glucopyranosyl plumbagic acid methylester… (More)
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2002
2002
A lipophilic extract of the root bark of Stereospermum kunthianum revealed antiplasmodial activity in vitro. Bioassay-guided… (More)
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1999
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1999
Wound healing properties of plant extracts that contain the naphthoquinone natural products alkannin (1) and shikonin (2) have… (More)
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1996
1996
Two new naphthoquinones, rhinacanthin-C (1) and rhinacanthin-D (2), exhibit inhibitory activity against cytomegalovirus (CMV… (More)
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1995
1995
Naphthoquinone vitamins (vitamins K) are widely recognized for their role in the gamma-carboxylation of specific glutamyl… (More)
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