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An orange crystalline compound, C15H10O5, that is obtained from rhubarb and other plants and has cathartic, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties.

[New Latin (Rheum) ēmōdī, a species of rhubarb : genitive of ēmōdus (from Greek Ēmōdos, the Himalayas) + -in.]


(Elements & Compounds) chem a chemical compound obtained from, primarily, rhubarb root
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21] As the main active ingredient of rhubarb, emodin regulates lipopolysaccharide-induced toll-like receptor 4 and reduces the expression of tumor necrosis factor alpha and interleukin 6, all three being synthesized by renal tubular epithelial cells.
Effects of emodin and vitamin C on growth performance, biochemical parameters and two HSP70s mRNA expression of Wuchang bream (Megalobrama amblycephala Yih) under high temperature stress.
Comparative analysis of antimicrobial activity of methanolic extracts of Aloe vera and quantification of Aloe Emodin collected from different climatic zones of India.
Buckthorn leaves also contain the secondary metabolite emodin (Seltzner and Eddy, 2003).
Aloe-Emodin, Emodin and Chrysophanol have been reported to decrease the levels of serum total bilirubin, showing partial protective effects on cholestatic liver injury (Zhao et al.
Emodin isolated from Cassia obtusifolia (Leguminosae) seed shows larvicidal activity against three mosquito species.
Contract awarded for Aloe emodin STD, including 303 kinds of purchases
Emodin has the effect of anticoagulation and promotion of blood circulation, whereas Rheochrysin inhibits platelet aggregation; both Emodin and Rheochrysin are in rhubarb.
Sun, "Influence of main component of Heshouwu such as emodin, rhein and toluylene glycoside on hepatic cells and hepatoma carcinoma cells," Xian Dai Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi, vol.
terreus produces many secondary metabolites which it attributed inhibitory efficiency and include Aspulvinone, Asterric Acid, Asterrriquinone, I Butyrolactone, Citrinin, Emodin, Geodin, Itaconate, Lovastatin, Questrin and Terrecyclic Acid [28].