emodin


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em·o·din

(em'ō-din),
A catharitc found in crystalline form in rhubarb, senna, cascara sagrada, and other purgative drugs.
Synonym(s): 1, 3, 8-trihydroxy-6-methylanthroquinone, archin, frangulic acid

emodin

(ĕm′ə-dĭn′)
n.
An orange crystalline compound, C15H10O5, that is obtained from rhubarb and other plants and has cathartic, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties.

emodin

a purgative glycoside found in the plant rhamnus.
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The study showed that giving emodin to mice with diet-induced obesity lowered blood glucose and serum insulin, improved insulin resistance and lead to more healthy levels of lipid in the blood.
This study further investigates a series of phytochemicals and their AhR agonist/antagonist activities; the compounds include the flavonoids chrysin, phloretin, kaempferol, galangin, naringenin, genistein, quercetin, myricetin, luteolin, baicalein, daidzein, apigenin, and diosmin, as well as cantharidin and emodin (in herbal extracts).
1992) isolated two anthraquinones, emodin and physcion, from rhizomes of Polygonum sachalinense.
Emodin suppresses inflammatory responses and joint destruction in collagen-induced arthritic mice.
In-vivo antioxidant action of a lignin-enriched extract of schisandra fruit and an anthraquinone-containing extract of polygonum root in comparison with schisandrin B and emodin.
Various anthraquinones and their derivatives, emodin glycosides, toxalbumins and other alkaloids are the few compounds blamed for the cassia toxicity (13, 23).
These therapeutic drug compounds include novel liposomal formulations of Curcumin and Emodin for the treatment of multiple cancers including leukemia, and Calagualine for the treatment of leukemia and lymphoma malignancies.
emodin and aloe-emodin, use is not recommended during pregnancy" (EMA, 2006a,b).
Regulation of Cell Proliferation, Inflammatory Cytokine Production and Calcium Mobilization in Primary Human T Lymphocytes by Emodin from Polygonum hypoleucum, Inflamm Res.
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It contains anthraquinone derivative, emodin and stilbene derivative resveratrol which have recently been shown to possess tyrosinase inhibiting activity.