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Information of Plumbagin from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Plumbagin

  • Chemical Class: Naphthoquinone

  • Description: A yellow crystalline phenolic compound with antibacterial and medicinal properties that occurs especially in the roots of shrubs (genus Plumbago) of the legume family. Plumbagin, a natural compound, is used as a complementary and alternative medicine.

  • Database Links: CHEBI:8273

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