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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Our research group has isolated several 9,10-anthraquinone aglycones (AQs) from a phototoxic plant popularly known as "cegadera", name that alludes to one of the toxic effects produced in cattle that feeds on it (Nunez Montoya et al.
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.