OBO ID: CHEBI:65464
Term Name: balsaminolate Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • sodium 2-hydroxide-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)napthalene-1,4-dione
  • sodium 3-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1,4-dioxo-1,4-dihydronaphthalen-2-olate
Definition: An organic sodium salt which is the monosodium salt of 2-hydroxy-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)naphthalene-1,4-dione. It is isolated from the aerial parts of Impatiens balsamina and acts as a selective inhibitor of cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) enzyme.
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Ontology: Chebi
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