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Compound Summary for: CID 71398

Masoprocol

Also known as: Actinex; meso-NDGA; Masoprocolum; meso-Nordihydroguaiaretic acid; NDGA; Masoprocolum [INN-Latin]; CHX 100; UNII-7BO8G1BYQU
Molecular Formula: C18H22O4   Molecular Weight: 302.36488   InChIKey: HCZKYJDFEPMADG-TXEJJXNPSA-N
A potent lipoxygenase inhibitor that interferes with arachidonic acid metabolism. The compound also inhibits formyltetrahydrofolate synthetase, carboxylesterase, and cyclooxygenase to a lesser extent. It also serves as an antioxidant in fats and oils.   From: MeSH
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