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Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece

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. View Full-Text

Keywords: Hydroxyquinones; biological activity; natural products Hydroxyquinones; biological activity; natural products

Author: Spyros Spyroudis

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