Aloe has an antimicrobial effect; this effect is related to its constituents including anthraquinones and aloe-emodin
Evaluation of the anti-angiogenic effect of aloe-emodin.
Indeed, various anthraquinones isolated from plants, such as rhein, aloe-emodin and emodin, have been reported to possess antiangiogenic activity in both in vitro and in vivo assays (Cardenas et al.
Concentrationdependence of prooxidant and antioxidant effects of aloin and aloe-emodin
officinale are known for high contents of physiologically active anthraquinones (emodin, aloe-emodin
, chrysophanol) in their roots [1-5].
emodin and aloe-emodin
, use is not recommended during pregnancy" (EMA, 2006a,b).
Pure compounds rhein, aloe-emodin and emodin were obtained from National Institute for the Control of Pharmaceutical and Biological Products (Beijing, China).
With zebrafish as an experimental animal, a series of anthraquinone derivatives, including aloe-emodin, chrysophanol, emodin, physicon and rhein (Fig.
The quantitative conversion of barbaloin to aloe-emodin
and its application to the evaluation of aloes.
Anthraquinone glycosides: aloin, aloe-emodin, barbaloin (15% -30%) .
The leaf lining (latex, resin or sap) contains anthraquinone glycosides (aloin, aloe-emodin and barbaloin) that are potent stimulant laxatives.
The sequence of antimicrobial activity of the five HAQs is rhein > emodin > aloe-emodin
> chrysophanol > physicion.