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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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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Selected biological effects of 1,4-naphthoquinone, menadione (2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone) and structurally related quinones from… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Quinones are compounds extensively used in studies of oxidative stress due to their role in plants as chemicals for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Fungal polyketide biosynthesis typically involves multiple enzymatic steps and the encoding genes are often found in gene… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
NAD(P)H oxidase contributes to the pathogenesis of cancer and cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, atherosclerosis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Fourteen extracts from Brazilian traditional medicinal plants used to treat infectious diseases were used to look for potential… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In vitro antifungal activities of naphtoquinone-derivatives, which are constituents of Shikon, roots of Lithospermum… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Wound healing properties of plant extracts that contain the naphthoquinone natural products alkannin (1) and shikonin (2) have… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Naphthoquinone vitamins (vitamins K) are widely recognized for their role in the gamma-carboxylation of specific glutamyl… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
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  • Chemico-biological interactions
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 19363036
Quinones are probably found in all respiring animal and plant cells. They are widely used as anticancer, antibacterial or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The effect of hydroxy substitution on 1,4-naphthoquinone toxicity to cultured rat hepatocytes was studied. Toxicity of the… Expand
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