22. Biochemistry of quinones

  1. Saul Patai and
  2. Zvi Rappoport
  1. Hiroyuki Inouye1 and
  2. Eckhard Leistner2

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470772126.ch9

The Quinonoid Compounds: Volume 2 (1988)

The Quinonoid Compounds: Volume 2 (1988)

How to Cite

Inouye, H. and Leistner, E. (1988) Biochemistry of quinones, in The Quinonoid Compounds: Volume 2 (1988) (eds S. Patai and Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470772126.ch9

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

  2. 2

    Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bonn, FRG

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471919148

Online ISBN: 9780470772126

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Keywords:

  • hexaketide quinones;
  • anthraquinones;
  • mavioquinone;
  • streptonigrin;
  • naphthoquinones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biosynthesis of Quinones

  • Metabolism of Quinones

  • The Role of Vitamin K in Blood Coagulation

  • Epilogue

  • References