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Sigma-Aldrich

Thymoquinone

≥98%

Synonym(s):
2-Isopropyl-5-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H12O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
164.20
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.47

Quality Level

assay

≥98%

form

solid

bp

230-232 °C (lit.)

mp

45-47 °C (lit.)

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

CC(C)C1=CC(=O)C(C)=CC1=O

InChI

1S/C10H12O2/c1-6(2)8-5-9(11)7(3)4-10(8)12/h4-6H,1-3H3

InChI key

KEQHJBNSCLWCAE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Thymoquinone (TQ), also known as 2-isopropyl-5-methyl-1, 4-benzoquinone, is present in a crystalline triclinic form. It is the bioactive constituent of the volatile oil of black seed. TQ exhibits anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-neoplastic effects both in vitro and in vivo.

Application

Thymoquinone has been used as an inhibitor of Escherichia coli ATP synthase and cell growth. It is also used as a drug against lower limb ischemia-reperfusion injury of sciatic nerve and femoral muscle.

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

219.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

104 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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