Chrysophanic

Chrys`o`phan´ic


a.1.Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane.
Chrysophanic acid
(Chem.) a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to be a derivative of an anthracene. It is used in the treatment of skin diseases; - called also rhein, rheic acid, rhubarbarin, etc.
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sup][33]showed that chrysophanic acid improved the permeability of the blood-brain barrier by inhibiting NALP3 inflammasome activation in rats with injury-induced cerebral ischemia reperfusion by transient middle cerebral artery occlusion.
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