Definitions for naphthoquinone
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vitamin K, naphthoquinone, antihemorrhagic factor(noun)
a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood
Either of two isomers of polycyclic aromatic ketones derived from naphthalene.
a yellow crystalline substance, C10H6O2, analogous to quinone, obtained by oxidizing naphthalene with chromic acid
Origin: [Naphthalene + quinone.]
Naphthoquinone is a class of organic compounds derived from naphthalene. Three isomers are normally discussed: ⁕1,2-Naphthoquinone ⁕1,4-Naphthoquinone, of which the Vitamin K group compounds are derivatives ⁕2,6-Naphthoquinone Naphthoquinones are also a class of natural phenolic compounds formed on a C6-C4 skeleton.
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