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Rhein

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
4,5-Dihydroxyanthraquinone-2-carboxylic acid, Rhubarb yellow, Cassic acid, Chrysazin 3-carboxylic acid, 9,10-Dihydro-4,5-dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-2-anthracenecarboxylic acid, Monorhein, Rheic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H8O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
284.22
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2222155
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24
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Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥95.0% (HPLC)

form

neat

CofA

certificate is enclosed in each package

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤5.0% water

mp

≥300 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Food and Beverages

format

neat

SMILES string

OC(=O)c1cc(O)c2C(=O)c3c(O)cccc3C(=O)c2c1

InChI

1S/C15H8O6/c16-9-3-1-2-7-11(9)14(19)12-8(13(7)18)4-6(15(20)21)5-10(12)17/h1-5,16-17H,(H,20,21)

InChI key

FCDLCPWAQCPTKC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Rhein is an active component of rhubarb (Rheum officinale), a medicinal herb in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is known to exhibit antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities.

Application

Rhein may be used as an analytical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in rat plasma and rhubarb roots, dock flowers and senna leaves by column-switching high-performance liquid chromatography and normal-phase high performance liquid chromatography, respectively.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Hazard Codes

Xi

Risk Statement

36/37/38

Safety Statement

26-37/39

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Rhein protects against acetaminophen-induced hepatic and renal toxicity.
Zhao YL, et al.
Food And Chemical Toxicology, 49(8), 1705-1710 (2011)
Determination of anthraquinones in rhubarb roots, dock flowers and senna leaves by normal-phase high performance liquid chromatography.
Djozan DJ and Assadi Y
Talanta, 42(6), 861-865 (1995)
Simultaneous determination of baicalin, rhein and berberine in rat plasma by column-switching high-performance liquid chromatography.
Yi L, et al.
Journal of Chromatography. B, Biomedical Sciences and Applications, 838(1), 50-55 (2006)
Rhein reverses Klotho repression via promoter demethylation and protects against kidney and bone injuries in mice with chronic kidney disease.
Zhang Q, et al.
Kidney International, 91(1), 144-156 (2017)
Baoen Chen et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134(43), 17963-17971 (2012-10-11)
The direct nucleic acid repair dioxygenase FTO is an enzyme that demethylates N(6)-methyladenosine (m(6)A) residues in mRNA in vitro and inside cells. FTO is the first RNA demethylase discovered that also serves a major regulatory function in mammals. Together with...

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