Atovaquone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Atovaquone Properties


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Atovaquone is a chemical compound that belongs to the class of naphthalenes. It is a hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, an analog of ubiquinone, with antipneumocystic activity. It is a medication used to treat or prevent pneumocystis pneumonia, toxoplasmosis, malaria and babesia.

Chemical Properties

Brand Name Mepron
CAS Number 94015-53-9
Density 1.349g/cm3
IUPAC Name trans-2-[4-(4-Chlorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-3-hydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione
InChI 1S/C22H19ClO3/c23-16-11-9-14(10-12-16)13-5-7-15(8-6-13)19-20(24)17-3-1-2-4-18(17)21(25)22(19)26/h1-4,9-13,15,26H,5-8H2/t13-,15-
Molar Mass 366.837 g/mol
Molecular Formula C22H19ClO3
Synonyms Atovaquone;Atavaquone;1,4-Naphthalenedione,2-[4-(4-chlorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-3-hydroxy-;BW-A 566C uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X