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Title: Damnacanthal  
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Subject: Gossypol, Pyridoxal
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CAS number 477-84-9 N
PubChem 2948
ChemSpider 2843 YesY
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Molecular formula C16H10O5
Molar mass 282.25 g mol−1
Density 1.461 g/mL
Boiling point

532 °C, 805 K, 990 °F

Related compounds
Related arylformaldehydes Gossypol


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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Damnacanthal is an anthraquinone which acts as a p56lck tyrosine kinase inhibitor.[1] It can be extracted from Morinda citrifolia.[2]


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