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1,4-Naphthoquinone or para-naphthoquinone is an organic compound derived from naphthalene. [1]

28 relations: Alkali, Anthraquinone, Anti-inflammatory, Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antipyretic, Antiviral drug, Chromium trioxide, Cycloaddition, Cytotoxicity, Diels–Alder reaction, Droseraceae, Hooker reaction, Hydroxynaphthoquinone, Insecticide, Isomer, Juglone, Menadione, Naphthalene, Organic compound, Petroleum ether, Plumbagin, Quinone, Tin(IV) chloride, Vitamin K, 1,2-Naphthoquinone, 1,3-Butadiene, 1,4-Benzoquinone.


In chemistry, an alkali (from Arabic: al-qaly “ashes of the saltwort”) is a basic, ionic salt of an alkali metal or alkaline earth metal chemical element.

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Anthraquinone, also called anthracenedione or dioxoanthracene, is an aromatic organic compound with formula.

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Anti-inflammatory, or antiinflammatory, refers to the property of a substance or treatment that reduces inflammation or swelling.

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An antibiotic (from ancient Greek αντιβιοτικά, antibiotiká), also called an antibacterial, is a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.

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An antifungal medication, also known as an antimycotic medication, is a pharmaceutical fungicide or fungistatic used to treat and prevent mycosis such as athlete's foot, ringworm, candidiasis (thrush), serious systemic infections such as cryptococcal meningitis, and others.

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Antipyretics (from anti- 'against' and 'feverish') are substances that reduce fever.

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Antiviral drug

Antiviral drugs are a class of medication used specifically for treating viral infections rather than bacterial ones.

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Chromium trioxide

Chromium trioxide is an inorganic compound with the formula CrO3.

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A cycloaddition is a pericyclic chemical reaction, in which "two or more unsaturated molecules (or parts of the same molecule) combine with the formation of a cyclic adduct in which there is a net reduction of the bond multiplicity." The resulting reaction is a cyclization reaction.

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Cytotoxicity is the quality of being toxic to cells.

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Diels–Alder reaction

The Diels–Alder reaction is an organic chemical reaction (specifically, a cycloaddition) between a conjugated diene and a substituted alkene, commonly termed the dienophile, to form a substituted cyclohexene derivative.

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Droseraceae is a family of flowering plants.

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Hooker reaction

In the Hooker reaction (1936) an alkyl chain in a certain naphthoquinone (phenomenon first observed in the compound lapachol) is reduced by one methylene unit as carbon dioxide in each potassium permanganate oxidation.

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A hydroxynaphthoquinone (formula) is any of several organic compounds that can be viewed as derivatives of a naphthoquinone through replacement of one hydrogen atom (H) by an hydroxyl group (-OH).

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Insecticides are substances used to kill insects.

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An isomer (from Greek ἰσομερής, isomerès; isos.

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Juglone, also called 5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione (IUPAC) is an organic compound with the molecular formula C10H6O3.

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Menadione is an organic compound with the formula C6H4(CO)2C2H(CH3).

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Naphthalene is an organic compound with formula.

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Organic compound

In chemistry, an organic compound is generally any chemical compound that contains carbon.

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Petroleum ether

Petroleum ether is the petroleum fraction consisting of aliphatic hydrocarbons and boiling in the range 35‒60 °C; commonly used as a laboratory solvent. Despite the name, petroleum ether is not classified as an ether; the term is used only figuratively, signifying extreme lightness and volatility.

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Plumbagin or 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone is an organic compound with the chemical formula.

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The quinones are a class of organic compounds that are formally "derived from aromatic compounds by conversion of an even number of –CH.

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Tin(IV) chloride

Tin(IV) chloride, also known as tin tetrachloride or stannic chloride, is an inorganic compound with the formula SnCl4.

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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a group of structurally similar, fat-soluble vitamins that the human body requires for complete synthesis of certain proteins that are prerequisites for blood coagulation (K from Koagulation, Danish for "coagulation") and which the body also needs for controlling binding of calcium in bones and other tissues.

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1,2-Naphthoquinone or ortho-naphthoquinone is a polycyclic aromatic organic compound with formula.

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1,3-Butadiene is the organic compound with the formula (CH2.

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1,4-Benzoquinone, commonly known as para-quinone, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H4O2.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1,4-Naphthoquinone

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