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Naphthoquinone

Naphthoquinone is a class of organic compounds structurally related to naphthalene. Two


isomers are common for the parent naphthoquinones:

1,2-Naphthoquinone
1,4-Naphthoquinone

Contents
Natural products
Synthetic naphthoquinones
See also Chemical structure of 1,4-
References naphthoquinone

Natural products
Alkannin
Hexahydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione
Juglone
Lapachol
Lawsone
Menatetrenone
2-Methoxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, a compound found inImpatiens species
Nigrosporin B
2,3,5,6,8-Pentahydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione
Phylloquinone
Plumbagin
2,3,5,7-Tetrahydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione
Vitamin K and related compounds Chemical structure of
juglone, a compound
produced by black walnut
Synthetic naphthoquinones trees.

Menadione (2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone), a vitamin K mimic


5,8-Dihydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinoneand dihydroxynaphthoquinones
Atovaquone
Buparvaquone, an antiprotozoal drug used in veterinary medicine
Diazonaphthoquinone, a diazo derivative of naphthoquinone
1,2-Naphthoquinone, from the biodegradation of naphthalene.

See also
Hydroxynaphthoquinones

References
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