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Rhein

analytical standard

Synonym: 4,5-Dihydroxyanthraquinone-2-carboxylic acid, 9,10-Dihydro-4,5-dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-2-anthracenecarboxylic acid, Cassic acid, Chrysazin 3-carboxylic acid, Monorhein, Rheic acid, Rhubarb yellow

  • CAS Number 478-43-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C15H8O6

  • Molecular Weight 284.22

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2222155

  •  EC Number 207-521-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00009618

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329753592

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Index of Phytochemical Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Cassia, N - R,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   FCDLCPWAQCPTKC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥95.0% (HPLC)
form   neat
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

Description

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

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
CA9516000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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