OBO ID: CHEBI:113532
Term Name: thymoquinone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-isopropyl-5-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone
  • 2-isopropyl-5-methyl-p-benzoquinone
  • 2-methyl-5-(1-methylethyl)-2,5-cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione
  • 2-methyl-5-(propan-2-yl)cyclohexa-2,5-diene-1,4-dione
  • 5-isopropyl-2-methyl-2,5-cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione
  • p-cymene-2,5-dione
  • p-mentha-3,6-diene-2,5-dione
  • thymoquinon
Definition: A member of the class of 1,4-benzoquinones that is 1,4-bezoquinone in which the hydrogens at positions 2 and 5 are replaced by methyl and isopropyl groups, respectively. It is a natural compound isolated from Nigella sativa which has demonstrated promising chemotherapeutic activity.
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Ontology: Chebi
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