"Naphthoquinones" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Naphthalene rings which contain two ketone moieties in any position. They can be substituted in any position except at the ketone groups.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Naphthoquinones" by people in Profiles.
Perspectives on mechanistic implications of ROS inducers for targeting viral infections. Eur J Pharmacol. 2021 Jan 05; 890:173621.
A Novel Redox Modulator Induces a GPX4-Mediated Cell Death That Is Dependent on Iron and Reactive Oxygen Species. J Med Chem. 2020 09 10; 63(17):9838-9855.
Increased sensitivity of BRCA defective triple negative breast tumors to plumbagin through induction of DNA Double Strand Breaks (DSB). Sci Rep. 2016 05 25; 6:26631.
Plumbagin, a naphthaquinone derivative induces apoptosis in BRCA 1/2 defective castrate resistant prostate cancer cells as well as prostate cancer stem-like cells. Pharmacol Res. 2016 Mar; 105:134-45.
Tumor-selective, futile redox cycle-induced bystander effects elicited by NQO1 bioactivatable radiosensitizing drugs in triple-negative breast cancers. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 Jul 10; 21(2):237-50.
Review of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) mechanisms of action and rationale for targeting in cancer and other diseases. Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr. 2014; 24(1):15-28.
Plumbagin inhibits tumorigenesis and angiogenesis of ovarian cancer cells in vivo. Int J Cancer. 2013 Mar 01; 132(5):1201-12.
Synthesis and evaluation of Hsp90 inhibitors that contain the 1,4-naphthoquinone scaffold. Bioorg Med Chem. 2009 Jan 15; 17(2):634-40.
Induction of apoptosis in human cancer cell lines by diospyrin, a plant-derived bisnaphthoquinonoid, and its synthetic derivatives. Cancer Lett. 2002 Dec 15; 188(1-2):85-93.