To provide a novel anticancer drug that has an activity of inhibiting cell growth, and moreover, is effective even to a cancer cell having acquired resistance, and a novel compound suitable therefor.
The novel naphthoquinone compound is represented by formula (1). An example of the compound is 2-methoxy-6-phenyl-[1,4]naphthoquinone with X being a phenyl group and Y being hydrogen in formula (1). An anticancer drug employing the same is disclosed.
MIKUNI SEIYAKU KOGYO KK