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  1. [organic compound] An isomer of naphthoquinone.


1,4-Naphthoquinone or para-naphthoquinone is an organic compound derived from naphthalene. Several isomeric naphthoquinones are known, notably 1,2-naphthoquinone. 1,4-Naphthoquinone forms volatile yellow triclinic crystals and has a sharp odor similar to benzoquinone. It is almost insoluble in cold water, slightly soluble in petroleum ether, and more soluble in polar organic solvents. In alkaline solutions it produces a reddish-brown color. Vitamin K is a derivative of 1,4-naphthoquinone. It is a planar molecule with one aromatic ring fused to a quinone subunit.

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Google previewChemical Drug Design (2016)

by Girish Kumar Gupta, Vinod Kumar

1,4-naphthoquinone is a good natural product used for treatment of cancer, arthritis, dysmenorrhea. Orvig et al. [98] synthesized various complexes of 1,4- naphthoquinone derivatives in pure or mixed form. Among them, the complexes ( 1I and ...

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