Aloe emodin

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1,8-dihydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)anthracene-9,10-dione; 1,8-Dihydroxy 3-hydroxymethylanthraquinone; 3-Hydroxymethylchrysazine; Rhabarberone

Molecular weight:

270,24 g/mol

Aloe-emodin exerts a potent anticancer and immunomodulatory activity on BRAF-mutated human melanoma cells. Tabolacci C, Cordella M, Turcano L, Rossi S, Lentini A, Mariotti S, Nisini R, Sette G, Eramo A, Piredda L, De Maria R, Facchiano F, Beninati S. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015 Jun 3;762:283-292. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.05.057. [Epub ahead of print] *** Effects of Aloe-emodin and Emodin on Proliferation of the MKN45 Human Gastric Cancer Cell Line. Chihara T, Shimpo K, Beppu H, Yamamoto N, Kaneko T, Wakamatsu K, Sonoda S. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(9):3887-91. *** Modification of emodin and aloe-emodin by glycosylation in engineered Escherihia coli. Ghimire GP, Koirala N, Pandey RP, Jung HJ, Sohng JK. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015 Apr;31(4):611-9. doi: 10.1007/s11274-015-1815-4. Epub 2015 Feb 7. *** Synthesis and antitumor activity of natural compound aloe emodin derivatives. Thimmegowda NR, Park C, Shwetha B, Sakchaisri K, Liu K, Hwang J, Lee S, Jeong SJ, Soung NK, Jang JH, Ryoo IJ, Ahn JS, Erikson RL, Kim BY. Chem Biol Drug Des. 2015 May;85(5):638-44. doi: 10.1111/cbdd.12448. Epub 2014 Nov 5.

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