319-89-1: Tetrahydroxyquinone

Tetrahydroxyquinone ( CAS No: 319-89-1) or 2,3,5,6-tetrahydroxycyclohexa-2,5-diene-1,4-dione, Tetrahydroxyquinone is a primitive anticataract agent, is a redox-active benzoquinone. Tetrahydroxyquinone can take part in a redox cycle with semiquinone radicals, leading to the formation of reactive oxygen species

Additional information

Catalogue No.

VE006985

CAS No.

319-89-1

Molecular Formula

C6H4O6

Molecular Weight

172.09 g/mol

IUPAC Name

2, 3, 5, 6-tetrahydroxycyclohexa-2, 5-diene-1, 4-dione

References

Sci-Hub, Preparation of Tetrahydroxyquinone and Rhodizonic Acid Salts from the Product of the Oxidation of Inositol with Nitric Acid *, 10.1021/ja01253a016. (2022). Hkvisa.net. https://sci-hub.hkvisa.net/10.1021/ja01253a016

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In-stock