1. The basis of natural cathartic principles in plants; used as a reagent.
2. A compound containing 9,10-anthraquinone (1) as a part of its structure; this class of compound comprises the largest group of naturally occurring quinones.
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1) having the similar structure to emodin but without a ketone group revealed poor restraining effect and 9,10-anthraquinone (Fig.
Mutagenesis by 9,10-anthraquinone derivatives and related compounds in Salmonella typhimurium.