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An IDO inhibitor
Catalog #: 2747
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2747-500 500 mg
2747-1000 1 g
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Product Details

Alternate Name 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, Vitamin K3
Appearance Off-white to yellow solid
CAS # 58-27-5
Molecular Formula C₁₁H₈O₂
Molecular Weight 172.18
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO (1 mg/ml) or 96% EtOH (~ 15 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C11H8O2/c1-7-6-10(12)8-4-2-3-5-9(8)11(7)13/h2-6H,1H3
PubChem CID 4055
MDL Number MFCD00001681
Handling Protect from air and light
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Menadione is an inhibitor of indoleamine2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) (IC₅₀ ~ 1 µM). It induces apoptosis via elevation of peroxide radical levels. Cytotoxic in various cell lines.

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