NAPHTHOQUINONES: A BRIEF REVIEWAbstract
Quinones are a class of extremely reactive naturally occurring chemical entities including an extensive variety of biological functions, & their reactive nature as well as structural composition is an intriguing topic that is being investigated around the globe. The group of organic quinones which include naphthoquinone. There isan ongoing theme extending across the activities, and numerous research have been developed to better understand the details of these activities. The naphthoquinones & their analogues offer several pharmacological actions, involving an antioxidant, antibiotic, antiviral, cancer prevention. antimalarial, as well as antifungal capabilities. The objectives of this study aim provide recent information from the literature on the chemistry and methods for preparation of Naphthoquinone and their pharmacological activities. All the information has been collated, set up, and arranged in rational areas to offer a recent overview of the area of naphthoquinone chemistry. The present article reveals naphthoquinones’ compositional variation and fascinating biological roles. This present article reveals the understanding of the synthetic approach for several derivative, their activity and medicinal uses.
Radhika S. Vyavahare *, Virendrakumar M. Kamble, Shailaja B. Jadhav and Rupali A. Jinturkar
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, P. E. S Modern College of Pharmacy, Nigdi, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
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