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Information of Menadione from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Menadione

  • Chemical Class: Naphthoquinone

  • Description: Genric name is 2-Methylnaphthalene-1,4-dione. Menadione is a synthetic chemical compound sometimes used as a nutritional supplement because of its vitamin K activity. Menadione or its derivatives and adducts in a liquid biomass exhibit a biocidal activity on a broad spectrum of microorganisms. It is a superoxide generator enhances lethal effect of peroxides.

  • Database Links: CHEBI:28869

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