CHEBI:34055 - 1,2-naphthoquinone

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ChEBI Name 1,2-naphthoquinone
Definition The parent structure of the family of 1,2-naphthoquinones, in which the oxo groups of the quinone moiety are at positions 1 and 2 of the naphthalene ring. It is a metabolite of naphthalene and is found in diesel exhaust particles.
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Formula C10H6O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 158.156
Monoisotopic Mass 158.03678
InChI InChI=1S/C10H6O2/c11-9-6-5-7-3-1-2-4-8(7)10(9)12/h1-6H
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Biological Role(s): carcinogenic agent
A role played by a chemical compound which is known to induce a process of carcinogenesis by corrupting normal cellular pathways, leading to the acquistion of tumoral capabilities.
aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist
An agonist that binds to and activates aryl hydrocarbon receptors (AhRs).
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Outgoing 1,2-naphthoquinone (CHEBI:34055) has parent hydride naphthalene (CHEBI:16482)
1,2-naphthoquinone (CHEBI:34055) has role aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist (CHEBI:72768)
1,2-naphthoquinone (CHEBI:34055) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
1,2-naphthoquinone (CHEBI:34055) is a 1,2-naphthoquinones (CHEBI:132141)
Synonyms Sources
1,2-dihydro-1,2-diketo-naphthalene ChemIDplus
1,2-dihydronaphthalene-1,2-dione ChEBI
1,2-naphthalenedione ChemIDplus
β-naphthoquinone ChemIDplus
o-naphthoquinone ChemIDplus
ortho-naphthoquinone ChEBI
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1,2-Naphthoquinone Wikipedia
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524-42-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
524-42-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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23 June 2020