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Chemical Masoprocol

Name Masoprocol
CAS Type 1 Name 1,2-Benzenediol, 4,4'-(2,3-dimethyl-1,4-butanediyl)bis-
Equivalent Terms Acid, meso-Nordihydroguaiaretic | Actinex | Dihydronorguaiaretic Acid | meso Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid | meso-Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid | Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid | Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, (R*,S*)-Isomer | (R*,S*)-4,4'-(2,3-Dimethylbutane-1,4-diyl)bispyrocatechol
Definition A potent lipoxygenase inhibitor that interferes with arachidonic acid metabolism. The compound also inhibits formyltetrahydrofolate synthetase, carboxylesterase, and cyclooxygenase to a lesser extent. It also serves as an antioxidant in fats and oils.
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MeSH® ID D009637
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Masoprocol Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  heminordihydroguaiaretic acid Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  maltose-tri-O-methyl nordihydroguaiaretic acid
  nordy Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  terameprocol Has associated genes Has associated diseases