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Bishydroxycoumarin

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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-