8-Hydroxyquinoline is an organic compound and a chelating that removes transition metals, alkali and alkaline cations from solutions or within organisms. It is a monohydroxyquinoline that is formed by substitution of quinoline by a hydroxy group at position 8. It shows anti-cancer activity due to its ability to inhibit proteasome activity in tumor cells which can triggers apoptosis in tumor cells.
Catalog Number: ZXB-08-306
CAS Number: 148-24-3
Synonyms: Oxine; 8-Quinolinol; 8-Oxychinolin
Molecular Weight: 145.16
PubChem Chemical ID: 1923