≥98.0% (TLC)

1,8-Dihydroxy-3-methoxy-6-methylanthraquinone, Parietin, Rheochrysidin, 6-O-Methylemodin, 6-Methoxychrysophanic acid, Emodin-3-methyl ether
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≥98.0% (TLC)

antibiotic activity spectrum


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human ... ELA2(1991)

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Physcion can be used to study antibiotics, antifungals, bioactive small molecules and cell biology. Physcion has been used in a study to test the cytotoxicity of juglanthraquinone C on human cancer cells. Physcion has also been used in a study that investigated the metabolic regulatory effects of Rheum undulatum in a high-fat diet model.

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Anthraquinone-derivative found in medicinal herbs.


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Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 17797.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.


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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


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Yao Yao et al.
Apoptosis : an international journal on programmed cell death, 17(8), 832-841 (2012-04-10)
Juglanthraquinone C (1,5-dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone-3-carboxylic acid, JC), a naturally occurring anthraquinone isolated from the stem bark of Juglans mandshurica, shows strong cytotoxicity in various human cancer cells in vitro. Here, we first performed a structure-activity relationship study of six anthraquinone compounds (JC...
Phil-Dong Moon et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 24(8) (2019-04-18)
Physcion is well known for the treatment of carcinoma. However, the therapeutic effect of physcion on atopic dermatitis (AD) through the inhibition of thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) level remains largely unknown. In this study, we investigated the anti-AD effect of...
Simeon F Kouam et al.
Journal of natural products, 69(2), 229-233 (2006-02-28)
One new prenylated 1,4-anthraquinone and three new prenylated anthranols, named kengaquinone (1) and kenganthranols A (2), B (3), and C (4), were isolated from a hexane extract of the stem bark of Harungana madagascariensis. Six known compounds including anthraquinones, anthrones...
Ming-Yi Shen et al.
PloS one, 6(11), e27480-e27480 (2011-11-17)
Plants provide a rich source of lead compounds for a variety of diseases. A novel approach combining phytochemistry and chemotaxis assays was developed and used to identify and study the mechanisms of action of the active compounds in F. japonica...
Santosh Pandit et al.
Biofouling, 28(3), 279-287 (2012-03-23)
Polygonum cuspidatum is a plant with spreading rhizomes and numerous reddish-brown stems that has been used in Korean folk medicine to improve oral hygiene. Nevertheless, there are no reports related to its possible effect on the virulence of dental biofilms....

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