Agent Name

Naphthazarin

CAS Number

475-38-7

Formula

C10-H6-O4

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

5,8-Dihydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione; 5,8-Dihydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone; 5,8-Dihydroxy-1,4-naphthosemiquinone; 5,8-Dihydroxynaphthoquinone; Naphthazarine; Naphthazarone; 1,4-Naphthalenedione, 5,8-dihydroxy- (9CI); 1,4-Naphthoquinone, 5,8-dihydroxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Brown solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A fish toxin; [ChemIDplus] A naturally occurring organic compound; [Wikipedia]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Reference Link

The microtubule depolymerizing agent naphthazarin induces both apoptosis and autophagy in A549 lung cancer cells.

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.95E-8 mm Hg

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