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274666 Sigma-Aldrich

Thymoquinone

≥98%

Synonym: 2-Isopropyl-5-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone

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Properties

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assay   ≥98%
form   solid
application(s)   hematology: suitable
  histology: suitable
bp   230-232 °C (lit.)
mp   45-47 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing
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

Description

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
GU5330000
Flash Point(F) 
219.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
104 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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