Anthraquinone

Anthraquinone, also called anthracenedione or dioxoanthracene, is an aromatic organic compound with formula {chem|C|14|H|8|O|2}. Several isomers are possible, each of which can be viewed as a quinone derivative. The term anthraquinone, however, almost invariably refers to one specific isomer, 9,10-anthraquinone (IUPAC: 9,10-dioxoanthracene) wherei...
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Anthraquinone

• (n.) A hydrocarbon, C6H4.C2O2.C6H4, subliming in shining yellow needles. It is obtained by oxidation of anthracene.
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anthraquinone

(an″thrә-kwin´ōn) a derivative of anthracene, used in dye manufacture. any of the usually highly colored derivatives of this compound which may be yellow, orange, red, red-brown, or violet; they occur in aloe, cascara sagrada, senna, and rhubarb and have cathartic properties.
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Anthraquinone

An`thra·qui'none noun [ Anthra cene + quinone .] (Chemistry) A hydrocarbon, C 6 H 4 .C 2 O 2 . C 6 H 4 , subliming in shining yellow needles. It is obtained by oxidation of anthracene.
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anthraquinone

A type of anticancer drug.
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Anthraquinone

Anthraquinone is a yellow, crystalline solid obtained by oxidising anthracene with chromic acid mixture. It is used in the manufacture of alizarin and its derivatives.
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anthraquinone

the most important quinone derivative of anthracene and the parent substance of a large class of dyes and pigments. It is prepared commercially by ... [2 related articles]
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Anthraquinone

Yellow powder derived from Anthracene and used as a dye. Symbol C14H8O
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