Cat. No. 3811

Emodin C15H10O5 [518-82-1]

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Chemical Name: 1,3,8-Trihydroxy-6-methyl-9,10-anthracenedione

Biological Activity

Naturally occurring anthraquinone that displays a range of biological activities. Exhibits anti-inflammatory, antitumor and neuroprotective effects.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. NaOH and to 50 mM in DMSO
>97 %
Store at +4°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Chun-Guang et al (2010) Anti-tumor activity of emodin against human chronic myelocytic leukemia K562 cell lines in vitro and in vivo. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 627 33. PMID: 19857484.

Liu et al (2010) Neuroprotective effects of emodin in rat cortical neurons against β-amyloid-induced neurotoxicity. Brain Res. 1347 149. PMID: 20573598.

Wu et al (2007) Emodin-mediated protection from acute myocardial infarction via inhibition of inflammation and apoptosis in local ischemic myocardium. Life Sci. 81 1332. PMID: 17939930.

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