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305979 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Hydroxymethyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C7 to C8, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Ketones,
assay   97%
mp   155-157 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   COC1=CC(=O)C=C(CO)C1=O
InChI   1S/C8H8O4/c1-12-7-3-6(10)2-5(4-9)8(7)11/h2-3,9H,4H2,1H3
InChI key   PXEBZHWTQGYVCO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

2-Hydroxymethyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone is known to enhance electron transfer processes such as ascorbate oxidation and NO reduction.

Application

2-Hydroxymethyl-6-methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone was employed as electron acceptor to investigate the pH dependence of the activity of pyranose dehydrogenase from Agaricus xanthoderma.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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