Alias: 1,8-dihydroxy-3-hydroxymethylanthraquinone, aloe cathartic
Molecular formula: C15H10O5
Molecular weight: 270.24
CAS No.: 481-72-1
Loss on drying: ≤ 2%
Orange needle shaped crystal or yellowish brown crystalline powder
Source: Aloe barbadensis
Efficacy and function: 1. Anti tumor activity
2. Antibacterial activity
Aloe emodin has a strong inhibitory effect on the nucleic acid and protein synthesis of Staphylococcus aureus. Aloe emodin has a strong inhibitory effect on common anaerobic bacteria in clinic, among which it can inhibit the growth of common fragile bacteria by 90%~100%.
3. Immunosuppressive effect
Aloe emodin can inhibit the production of biological antibodies, inhibit carbon particle clearance, reduce the weight of immune organs, reduce the number of white blood cells, and reduce the function of peritoneal macrophages. In vitro at 100 μ The concentration of g/ml significantly inhibited the incorporation of [3H] - TDR and [3H] Urd into lymphocytes.