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Hydroxyquinones: Synthesis and Reactivity
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
Received: 30 June 2000; in revised form: 1 October 2000 / Accepted: 6 October 2000 / Published: 20 December 2000
Abstract: Quinones having hydroxy groups directly attached to the quinone ring constitute a very interesting class of quinoid compounds. A great number of hydroxyquinones are found in nature and the majority of them exhibit unique biological activity. Their syntheses and their main reactivity patterns are reviewed in this paper.
Keywords: Hydroxyquinones; biological activity; natural products
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Spyroudis, S. Hydroxyquinones: Synthesis and Reactivity. Molecules 2000, 5, 1291-1330.
Spyroudis S. Hydroxyquinones: Synthesis and Reactivity. Molecules. 2000; 5(12):1291-1330.
Spyroudis, Spyros. 2000. "Hydroxyquinones: Synthesis and Reactivity." Molecules 5, no. 12: 1291-1330.