aloe-emodin

The trimethyl ether of emodin; used as a laxative. See aloin, emodin. SYN: rhabarberone.

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al·oe-em·o·din .al-ō-'em-ə-dən n an orange-yellow crystalline cathartic compound C15H10O5 obtained from aloes, rhubarb, and senna leaves

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  • Aloe emodin — Drugbox IUPAC name = 1,8 dihydroxy 3 (hydroxymethyl) 9,10 anthracenedione CAS number = 481 72 1 ATC prefix = ATC suffix = PubChem = 10207 DrugBank = chemical formula = | C = 15 | H = 10 | O = 5 molecular weight = 270.24 melting point = 223… …   Wikipedia

  • aloe-emodin — A substance found in certain plants, including aloe vera. It belongs to a family of compounds called anthraquinones, which have shown anti inflammatory and anticancer effects …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • aloe-emodin — al·oe em·o·din …   English syllables

  • aloe-emodin — ˌaləˈwemədə̇n, ˈaˌlōˈe , dən noun ( s) : an orange yellow crystalline compound C15H10O5 derived from anthraquinone and obtained from many species of aloes, rhubarb, and senna leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Emodin — Chembox new Name = Emodin ImageFile = Emodin.png ImageSize = 250px ImageName = Emodin OtherNames = 6 methyl 1,3,8 trihydroxyanthraquinoneEmodin (from Rheum emodi , a Himalayan rhubarb)* 1. A purgative resin, 6 methyl 1,3,8 trihydroxyanthraquinone …   Wikipedia

  • aloe — 1. The dried juice from the leaves of plants of the genus A. (family Liliaceae), from which are derived aloin, resin, emodin, and volatile oils. 2. The dried juice from the leaves of A. perryi (socotrine aloes), of A. barbadensis (Barbados and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Anthraquinone — 9,10 Anthraquinone …   Wikipedia

  • Aloin — Drugbox IUPAC name = Aloin A: (10S) 10 Glucopyranosyl 1,8 dihydroxy 3 (hydroxymethyl) 9(10H) anthracenoneAloin B: (10R) 10 Glucopyranosyl 1,8 dihydroxy 3 (hydroxymethyl) 9(10H) anthracenone CAS number = 8015 61 0 ATC prefix = ATC suffix = PubChem …   Wikipedia

  • Anthra-Glykoside — Unter dem Begriff Anthracenderivate werden Stoffe zusammengefasst, die sich formal vom Anthracen ableiten. Darunter sind Stoffe, die als sekundäre Pflanzenstoffe eine Rolle spielen. Beispiele für Mitglieder dieser Stoffgruppe: Anthranoide… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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