anthraquinone

(redirected from Anthroquinone)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Anthroquinone: anthraquinone glycosides

an·thra·qui·none

 (ăn′thrə-kwĭ-nōn′, -kwĭn′ōn′)
n.
A yellow crystalline derivative of anthracene, C14H8O2, that is insoluble in water and used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.

anthraquinone

(ˌænθrəkwɪˈnəʊn; -ˈkwɪnəʊn)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a yellow crystalline solid used in the manufacture of dyes, esp anthraquinone dyes, which have excellent colour properties. Formula: C6H4(CO)2C6H4
2. (Dyeing) a yellow crystalline solid used in the manufacture of dyes, esp anthraquinone dyes, which have excellent colour properties. Formula: C6H4(CO)2C6H4
[C19: anthra(cene) + quinone]

an•thra•qui•none

(ˌæn θrə kwəˈnoʊn, -ˈkwi noʊn, -ˈkwɪn oʊn)

n.
a yellow, water-insoluble, crystalline powder, C14H8O2: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
[1880–85; anthra (cene) + quinone]
References in periodicals archive ?
The phenol group and anthroquinone present in Aloevera gel are binding microbial proteins, inhibiting their growth and exhibit both antibacterial and antifungal activity (9).
At the same time, these three anthroquinone derivatives have multiple molecular targets and a similar special action manner on the angiogenic factors (Fig.