antroquinonol

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Antrodia, a plant genus from which it is isolated.

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Noun[edit]

antroquinonol (countable and uncountable, plural antroquinonols)

  1. (organic chemistry) A substituted cyclohexenone that has some cytotoxic activity
    • 2015 October 31, “Antroquinonol Targets FAK-Signaling Pathway Suppressed Cell Migration, Invasion, and Tumor Growth of C6 Glioma”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0141285:
      This study attempts to determine the effect of synthesized antroquinonol on the modulation of FAK signaling pathways and explore their underlying mechanisms.