Umbelliferone
Umbelliferone Um`bel*lif"er*one, n. (Chem.) A tasteless white crystalline substance, {C9H6O3}, found in the bark of a certain plant ({Daphne Mezereum}), and also obtained by the distillation of certain gums from the {Umbellifer[ae]}, as galbanum, asafetida, etc. It is analogous to coumarin. Called also {hydroxy-coumarin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Umbelliferone — Chembox new Name = Umbelliferone IUPACName = 7 hydroxycoumarin ImageFile = Umbelliferone structure.png ImageName = Chemical structure of umbelliferone Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 93 35 6 SMILES = O=C1OC2=C (C=CC(O)=C2)C=C1 Section2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • umbelliferone — (= 7 hydroxycoumarin) Common in many plants. Can be used as a fluorescent pH indicator …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • umbelliferone — noun A yellowish white natural product of the coumarin family, occurring in such plants as carrot and coriander. Syn: 7 hydroxycoumarin …   Wiktionary

  • umbelliferone — um·bel·lif·er·one .rōn n a crystalline phenolic lactone C9H6O3 obtained by the distillation of resins (as galbanum or asafetida) from various plants of the family Umbelliferae * * * um·bel·lif·er·one (um″bə lifґər ōn) a… …   Medical dictionary

  • umbelliferone — um·bel·lif·er·one …   English syllables

  • umbelliferone — əˌrōn noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary umbellifer + one, originally formed as German umbelliferon : a crystalline phenolic lactone C9H6O3 found in many plants, obtained by the distillation of resins (as galbanum or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • C9H6O3 — Umbelliferone Um bel*lif er*one, n. (Chem.) A tasteless white crystalline substance, {C9H6O3}, found in the bark of a certain plant ({Daphne Mezereum}), and also obtained by the distillation of certain gums from the {Umbellifer[ae]}, as galbanum …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daphne Mezereum — Umbelliferone Um bel*lif er*one, n. (Chem.) A tasteless white crystalline substance, {C9H6O3}, found in the bark of a certain plant ({Daphne Mezereum}), and also obtained by the distillation of certain gums from the {Umbellifer[ae]}, as galbanum …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydroxy-coumarin — Umbelliferone Um bel*lif er*one, n. (Chem.) A tasteless white crystalline substance, {C9H6O3}, found in the bark of a certain plant ({Daphne Mezereum}), and also obtained by the distillation of certain gums from the {Umbellifer[ae]}, as galbanum …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Umbelliferae — Umbelliferone Um bel*lif er*one, n. (Chem.) A tasteless white crystalline substance, {C9H6O3}, found in the bark of a certain plant ({Daphne Mezereum}), and also obtained by the distillation of certain gums from the {Umbellifer[ae]}, as galbanum …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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