3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||164.20 g·mol−1|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Thymoquinone is a phytochemical compound found in the plant Nigella sativa. It is also found in select cultivated Monarda fistulosa plants grown and steam distilled in the USA producing an essential oil.
In laboratory experiments in cells and in animals, it has shown anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects, and has been studied in models of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, neurodegenerative diseases and stroke, and cancer.
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- Khan, MA; Tania, M; Fu, S; Fu J (Apr 18, 2017). "Thymoquinone, as an anticancer molecule: from basic research to clinical investigation". Oncotarget. 8 (31): 51907–51919. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.17206. PMC . PMID 28881699.
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