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menaquinone


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abbr.: MK; the class name for a series of 2‐methyl‐3‐all‐trans‐polyprenyl‐1,4‐naphthoquinones, also known as vitamins K2 (see vitamin K for function). They are antihemorrhagic vitamins, present in bacteria, and possess 1–13 ...

Subjects: Chemistry.


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