Aloin forms the monohydrate as lemon yellow crystals on crystallisation from H2O (450g/1.5L) which has a lower m ~70-80o than the anhydrous substance. [Cahn & Simonsen J Chem Soc 2573 1932, Hay & Haynes J Chem Soc 3141 1956.]
ChEBI: A C-glycosyl compound that is beta-D-glucopyranose in which the anomeric hydroxy group is replaced by a 4,5-dihydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-10-oxo-9,10-dihydroanthracen-9-yl moiety (the 9S d
Aloin is a naturally occurring substance found in various Aloe plant species. Aloin was originally used as a laxative in the treatment of constipation. Recent studies have investigated Aloin as an ant
ineoplastic agent that enhances melanogenesis and transglutaminase activity.
lemon yellow crystalline powder