Rheum emodi

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Noun1.Rheum emodi - Asian herb (Himalayas)
genus Rheum, Rheum - rhubarb
rhubarb plant, rhubarb - plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous
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As a part of our drug discovery program, large quantities of emodin (1) was isolated from the roots of Rheum emodi and a library of novel emodin derivatives 2-15 were prepared to evaluate their antiproliferative activities against HepG2, MDA-MB-231 and NIH/3T3 cells lines.
Various successful combinations have been reported, such as BA + IAA for Adhatoda beddomei [14], BA + IBA for Rheum emodi [15] and BA + NAA for Gomphera officinalis [16] in accordance with these reports, the present study also exemplifies the positive modification of shoot induction efficacy by low concentrations of an auxin in combination with a cytokinin.