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anthraquinone

 [an″thrah-kwin´ōn]
1. a derivative of anthracene, used in dye manufacture.
2. any of the usually highly colored derivatives of this compound which may be yellow, orange, red, red-brown, or violet; they occur in aloe, cascara sagrada, senna, and rhubarb and have cathartic properties.

anhracenedione

Any of a family of aromatic organic compounds which have a basic formula of C14H8O2. Anhracenedione derivatives have been formulated as laxatives, antimalarials and as antineoplastic agents.
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In all the three studied species alkaloids, glycosides, starch grains, tannins, anthraquinone, saponins were present whereas absence of fixed and volatile oils were reported in current study.
Antioxidant Activity of Anthraquinones and Flavonoids from Flower of Reynoutria sachalinensis.
The most important are alkaloids, glycosides, saponins, flavonoids, steroids, anthraquinone and tannic acid.
Meanwhile, we examined the anti-inflammation and neuroprotective effects of CHR, a member of the anthraquinone family [36], in the mice who underwent tMCAO.
Different plant Tests constituents Test for alkaloids Mayer's test, Dragendroff's test, Wagner's test, and Hager's test Test for proteins and Millon's test, Biuret test, and amino acids ninhydrin test Test for anthraquinones Modified Borntrager's test Test for flavonoids Ferric chloride test and lead acetate test Test for carbohydrates Molisch's test Test for reducing sugars Fehling's test and Benedict's test Test for saponins Foam formation test Test for tannins Ferric chloride test and lead acetate test Test for steroids, Liebermann-Burchard test, triterpenoids, and Salkowski test, Noller's test, cardiac glycosides Legal's test, Baljet test, and Keller Kiliani's test TABLE 2: Effect on electrolyte excretion in urine.
Saponins detected by all solvents, followed by tannin, reducing sugar (each 7), flavonoids (6), terpenoid (5), alkaloids, anthraquinone (4 each), whereas, steroids detected by 3 and phlobatannin as well as glycoside isolated by 2 solvents.
Prencese of Anthraquinones in the extracts are of great importance as Anthraquinones are considered to be one of the most active agents in metastatic breast cancer.
Commercial aloe beverages that contain little or no latex anthraquinones may have yielded different outcomes in the subchronic or chronic exposure tests.