indirubin


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indirubin

[‚in·də′rü·bən]
(organic chemistry)
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1,3] This, in turn, is excreted into the urine where the presence of an alkaline environment and bacteria are capable of metabolizing indicant to indirubin and indigo.
Our findings suggest that indirubins offer a novel therapeutic strategy for these tumours that simultaneously targets tumour invasion and angiogenesis," added Chiocca.
Comparison of HPLC retention times and UV-visible absorption spectra (Figure 4) to those of authentic standards confirmed the identities of indigo (1), indirubin (2), 6-monobromoindigo (3) and 6,6'-dibromoindigo (6), which exhibited absorption maxima in the visible region at 603nm, 537nm, 597nm and 591nm, respectively.
The fingerprints and quantity analysis of standard samples, indirubin and indigo blue, were established.
Interestingly, in patients with various pathologies, including leukemias, indican, indigo and indirubin can be found in the urine, derived from the metabolism of tryptophan into indole which is absorbed and further oxidized in the liver to indoxyl.
The principal components of Indigo Naturalis and Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae, which is indirubin and tanshinone 11A (Fig.
The extract corresponded to the SFE extract in tryptanthrin, indolin-2-one, indirubin, indigo and alpha-linolenic acids at 0.
It has been shown that indirubin inhibits cell growth and induces differentiation and apoptosis of leukemic cells (Wu and Fang, 1980; Suzuki et al.
The quinazolinone alkaloid indirubin showed anticancer and hypotensive action (Li et al.