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M5625 Sigma

Menadione

crystalline

Synonym: 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, Vitamin K3

Properties

Related Categories Bioactive Small Molecules, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Cell Stress,
form   crystalline
color   yellow
mp   105-107 °C(lit.)
solubility   oil: soluble
Gene Information   human ... NQO1(1728)

Description

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Menadione (Vitamin K3) is a synthetic analogue of of 1,4-naphthoquinone with a methyl group in the 2-position. Menadione is used as a phosphatase inhibitor and an inhibitor of mitochondrial DNA polymerase γ (pol γ). Menadione can be used as an oxidative injury (free radical generator) inducing agent.

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