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Menadione

Menadione

Synonyms Vitamin K3; 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone

CAS Number: 58-27-5 Molecular Formula: C11H8O2 Molecular Weight: 172.183 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1908453 EC Number: 200-372-6 MDL Number: MFCD00001681

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Product Description

Menadione

Application Notes

Menadione is a prothrombogenic compound1 and is used as a model quinone in cell culture and in vivo investigations.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Specifications
SKU 02102259-CF
Application Notes Menadione is a prothrombogenic compound1 and is used as a model quinone in cell culture and in vivo investigations.
Beilstein Registry Number 1908453
Biochemical Physiological Actions Menadione (Vitamin K3) is a synthetic analogue of of 1,4-naphthoquinone with a methyl group in the 2-position. Menadione is used as a phosphatase inhibitor and an inhibitor of mitochondrial DNA polymerase γ (pol γ). Menadione can be used as an oxidative injury (free radical generator) inducing agent.
EC Number 200-372-6
Hazard Statements H302-H315-H319-H335
Melting Point 107 °C
Molecular Formula C11H8O2
Molecular Weight 172.183 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Dust mask , Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves
pH Alc soln is neutral to litmus
Physical Appearance Yellow Powder
Product Families Description Menadione
Product Overview Menadione
Purity ≥98%
RTECS Number QL9100000
Safety Symbol GHS07
Solubility <h5 class="minor-section-title">Water Solubility</h5>160 mg/L (at 30 °C)
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).Protect from light.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.