Bishydroxycoumarin

Bishydroxycoumarin --> dicumarol

(Science: chemical) An oral anticoagulant that interferes with the metabolism of vitamin k. It is also used in biochemical experiments as an inhibitor of reductases.

Pharmacological action: anticoagulant, enzyme inhibitors, uncoupling agents.

chemical name: 2H-1-Benzopyran-2-one, 3,3'-methylenebis(4-hydroxy-

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Bishydroxycoumarin&oldid=23246"
First | Previous (Bishops sphygmoscope) | Next (Bisiliac) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.