1,5-dihydroxyanthraquinones and an anthrone from roots of Rumex crispus

GUNAYDIN K., Topcu G. , ION R.

NATURAL PRODUCT LETTERS, vol.16, no.1, pp.65-70, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/1057563029001/4872
  • Title of Journal : NATURAL PRODUCT LETTERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-70
  • Keywords: Rumex crispus, Polygonaceae, roots, 1,5-dihydroxy anthraquinones, anthrone, singlet oxygen capacity, ANTHRAQUINONES


From the roots of Ruinex crispus, two known anthraquinones and a new one together with a new anthrone were isolated and the structures of compounds 1-4 were elucidated by spectroscopic means. The singlet oxygen generation capacity was tested with 1,3-diphenylisobenzofuran (DPBF) for compounds 1-4.