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Menadione (K3)

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Menadione, 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, Vitamin K3
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C11H8O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
172.18
Beilstein:
1908453
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

CofA

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feature

standard type fat soluble vitamin

packaging

ampule of 1000 mg

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

105-107 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

format

neat

storage temp.

2-30°C

SMILES string

CC1=CC(=O)c2ccccc2C1=O

InChI

1S/C11H8O2/c1-7-6-10(12)8-4-2-3-5-9(8)11(7)13/h2-6H,1H3

InChI key

MJVAVZPDRWSRRC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... NQO1(1728)

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General description

Menadione (K3) is a fat-soluble vitamin precursor and catabolic product of oral phylloquinone (vitamin k1) in the intestine.
Menadione is a prothrombogenic compound and belongs to the Vitamin K class of compounds, which are necessary for the biosynthesis of prothrombin and other blood clotting factors. It is used as a model quinone in cell culture and in vivo investigations. It is obtained as a catabolic product of phylloquinone and circulating precursor of tissue menaquinone-4 in rats.

Application

Menadione (K3) may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in biological fluids using liquid chromatography technique.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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