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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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Review
2015
Review
2015
The non-communicable disease, cancer, is one of the major causes of death across the world and is forecast to increase by 75% to… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
The chemistry of copper is extremely rich because it can easily access Cu0, CuI, CuII, and CuIII oxidation states allowing it to… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are of considerable concern due to their well-recognised toxicity and especially due to… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Quinones are a group of highly reactive organic chemical species that interact with biological systems to promote inflammatory… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Naphthoquinones are compounds present in several families of higher plants. Their molecular structures confer redox properties… 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
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Pigmented naphthoquinone derivatives of shikonin are produced at specific times and in specific cells of Lithospermum… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Structures and physico-chemical properties of 100 naphthoquinone metabolites produced by filamentous fungi are reviewed. The… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
  • P. O'Brien
  • 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
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Abstract The highly active, quinone-containing anticancer drugs, Adriamycin, daunorubicin, carminomycin, rubidazone, nogalamycin… Expand
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