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Noun1.naphthoquinone - a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood
fat-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in fats
phylloquinone, phytonadione, vitamin K1 - a form of vitamin K
menadione, vitamin K3 - a form of vitamin K
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"Antibacterial and antifungal activity of lawsone and novel naphthoquinone derivatives," Med Mal Infec 2012; 42(6): 270-275.
The main dye of henna is lawsone (2-hydroxy-1,4- naphthoquinone) (Figure 10(a)) [48].
Shikonin is an important naphthoquinone natural product derived from the roots of L.
2000), has been reported to bioactivate NA to toxic naphthoquinone metabolites in vitro (Fukami et al.
In addition, the molecular recognition for compound 8f is improved by two weak noncovalent intermolecular interactions: His47 and the furan oxygen with a distance of 2.69 [Angstrom] and a [pi]-sulfur interaction between Cys95 and the benzenoid ring in the naphthoquinone moiety with a distance of 2.47 [Angstrom].
The immuomodulatory activity was studied in vitro.A methanolic extract and naphthoquinone fraction of L.
In particular, sea urchin shells have been reported to contain certain compounds with antioxidant and anti-bactericidal effects including echinochrome A and polyhydroxylated naphthoquinone pigments (Anderson et al., 1969; Lebedev et al., 2001; Service & Wardlaw, 1984).
Secondary metabolites purified from seeds and roots of sesame include sesamol, sesaminol, sesamin, sesamolin (Shukla et al., 1997), naphthoquinone (Ogasawara et al., 1993; Hasan et al., 2000), hydroxysesamone and 2,3-epoxysesamone (Hasan et al., 2001), and anthrasesamones A-F (Furumoto et al., 2003, 2006; Kwan et al., 2008).