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al·o·in

(al'ō-in),
A yellow crystalline principle composed of aloe-emodin and glucose, obtained from aloe; used as a laxative.
Synonym(s): aloetin, barbaloin

aloin

(ăl′ō-ĭn)
n.
A bitter yellow crystalline compound obtained from certain aloes and having laxative properties. Its use in laxatives was banned in the United States in 2002.
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Aloin, phytochemical marker of EGMAX, was reported to be nonmutagenic in AMES test at concentrations ranging within 50-250 [micro]g/plate [21].
Peak 14 was aloin A ([C.sub.21][H.sub.21][O.sub.9.sup.-]), which showed an [[M-H].sup.-] ion at m/z 417.11908 amu (Rt 12.18 min).
As a consequence, the International Aloe Science Council (IASC) established the industry standard for oral consumption to less than 10 ppm aloin [23].
One of the most common methods of laxatives removal is through nonspecific decolourisation (aloin and other anthraquinones/anthrones (1-6) being orange/yellow in colour) by activated carbon or charcoal [11].
Now, aloin and theanine have joined the list of priority ingredients with newly approved official methods, each evaluated and approved to meet standards set through AO AC's stakeholder process.
For food flavorings, the only class of compounds with usage restrictions by regulatory bodies to some of its constituents is the extraction solvent class, where the agaric acid, aloin, beta-azarone, berberine, coumarin, hydrocyanic acid, hypericin, pulegone, quassine, safrole and isosafrole, santonin and tuyona alpha and beta have maximum tolerable limits discriminated in documents (Brasil, 1999; Brasil, 2007).
The adverse effect on flavour score could be due to presence of aloin with bitter taste in AVG (Tumlinson, 1985) while use of higher concentration makes the bitter taste more recognizable (Soltanizadeh and Ghiasi-Esfahani, 2015).
Purpose: We investigated the effect of aloin, an anthrocyclic compound, on inhibition of osteoclastogenesis using receptor of the nuclear factor [kappa]B (NF-[kappa]B) ligand (RANKL)-induced RAW264.7 macrophage cells.
The carcinogenic effects are thought to be related to aloin, a compound found in the juice.
Hua, "Concentration-dependence of prooxidant and antioxidant effects of aloin and aloe-emodin on DNA," Food Chemistry, vol.
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