OBO ID: CHEBI:6377
Term Name: lapachol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-hydroxy-3-(3-methyl-2-buten-1-yl)-1,4-naphthalenedione
  • 2-hydroxy-3-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-1,4-naphthalenedione
  • 2-hydroxy-3-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-1,4-naphthoquinone
  • 2-hydroxy-3-(3-methylbut-2-en-1-yl)-1,4-dihydronaphthalene-1,4-dione
  • 2-hydroxy-3-(3-methylbut-2-en-1-yl)naphthalene-1,4-dione
  • Bethabarra wood
  • C.I. 75490
  • C.I. natural yellow 16
  • greenhartin
  • Ipe-tobacco wood
  • Lapachol
  • lapachol wood
  • Surinam greenheart wood
  • Taigu wood
  • taiguic acid
  • tecomin
Definition: A hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone that is 1,4-naphthoquinone substituted by hydroxy and 3-methylbut-2-en-1-yl groups at positions 2 and 3, respectively. It is a natural compound that exhibits antibacterial and anticancer properties, first isolated in 1882 from the bark of Tabebuia avellanedae.
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Ontology: Chebi
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