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Substance Name: Vitamin K
RN: 12001-79-5
InChIKey: MBWXNTAXLNYFJB-LKUDQCMESA-N

Note

  • A lipid cofactor that is required for normal blood clotting. Several forms of vitamin K have been identified: VITAMIN K 1 (phytomenadione) derived from plants, VITAMIN K 2 (menaquinone) from bacteria, and synthetic naphthoquinone provitamins, VITAMIN K 3 (menadione). Vitamin K 3 provitamins, after being alkylated in vivo, exhibit the antifibrinolytic activity of vitamin K. Green leafy vegetables, liver, cheese, butter, and egg yolk are good sources of vitamin K.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Molecular Weight

  • 450.7024
 

Classification Codes

  • Antifibrinolytic Agents
  • Coagulants
  • Fibrin Modulating Agents
  • Growth Substances
  • Hematologic Agents
  • Hemostatics
  • Micronutrients
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Vitamins
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Vitamin K

MeSH Heading

  • Vitamin K

Synonyms

  • EINECS 234-408-7
  • Vitamin K

Systematic Name

  • Vitamin K

Superlist Names

  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin K (generic)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 12001-79-5

System Generated Number

  • 0012001795

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C31H46O2/c1-22(2)12-9-13-23(3)14-10-15-24(4)16-11-17-25(5)20-21-27-26(6)30(32)28-18-7-8-19-29(28)31(27)33/h7-8,18-20,22-24H,9-17,21H2,1-6H3/b25-20+

InChIKey

MBWXNTAXLNYFJB-LKUDQCMESA-N

Smiles

C1(=C(C(=O)c2c(C1=O)cccc2)C)C/C=C(/CCCC(CCCC(CCCC(C)C)C)C)C

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 700mg/kg (700mg/kg)   Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research. Vol. 8, Pg. 25, 1958.