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- noun Same as
rheic acid(which see, under rheic).
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- noun (Chem.) Chrysophanic acid.
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- noun organic chemistry An
anthraquinonefound in rhubarb.
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- noun a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
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Five compounds - chrysophanol, emodin, physcion, aloe-emodin and rhein - were isolated and identified spectroscopically (UV, IR and MS) and by comparison of the melting points with those reported for chrysophanol, emodin, physcion, aloe-emodin and rhein.
Five compounds were identified and assayed, namely aloe-emodin, chrysophanol, emodin, physcion and rhein.
Figure 3A: Influence of acetate and malenate in rhein production in static cultures of Cassia senna
The incorporation varied, chrysophanol being highest and with rhein much lower.
Anthraquinones were consistently eluted in the sequence, aloe-emodin, rhein, emodin, chrysophanol and physcion.
Look at Hinter-rhein, far down below there, like a toy village, and that vast desolate valley, with the grey river rushing through it, and the green glacier at the end, and these awful snow-covered peaks all round -- _look_, man!
"[Greek: dia to rhein ex autês ton opon]" -- "because the sap, opium, flows from it."