Hematein
Hematein Hem`a*te"in, n. [Gr. ?, ?, blood.] (Chem.) A reddish brown or violet crystalline substance, {C16H12O6}, got from hematoxylin by partial oxidation, and regarded as analogous to the phthaleins. [1913 Webster]

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  • hematein — [hē΄mə tē′in, hem΄ətē′in] n. [< HEMAT(OXYLIN) + IN1] a reddish brown, crystalline dye, C16H12O6, obtained from logwood extracts by oxidation and used as a stain and indicator …   English World dictionary

  • Hematein — Chembox new ImageFile=Haematein.png ImageSize= IUPACName=3,4,6a,10 Tetrahydroxy 6,7 dihydroindeno [2,1 c] chromen 9 one OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=475 25 2 PubChem=10138 SMILES=C1C2=CC(=O)C(=CC2=C3C1(COC4=C3C=CC(=C4O)O)O)O… …   Wikipedia

  • hematein — /hee meuh tee in, hem euh , hee meuh teen , hem euh /, n. a reddish brown, crystalline, slightly water soluble solid, C16H12O6, obtained from logwood: used chiefly as a stain in microscopy. [var. of HEMATIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • hematein — noun An oxidized derivative of haematoxylin, used in staining …   Wiktionary

  • hematein — An oxidation product of hematoxylin. Baker acid h. an acidic solution of oxidized hematoxylin used on frozen sections for staining phospholipids. * * * he·ma·tein or chiefly Brit hae·ma·tein .hē mə tē ən, hē mə .tēn n a reddish br …   Medical dictionary

  • hematein — n. chemical substance used as a stain in microscopy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hematein — he·ma·te·in …   English syllables

  • hematein — he•ma•te•in [[t]ˌhi məˈti ɪn[/t]] n. chem. a reddish brown, crystalline solid, C16H12O6, obtained from logwood: used chiefly as a stain in microscopy • Etymology: 1930–35; var. of hematin …   From formal English to slang

  • hematein — ˌhēməˈtēə̇n, ˌhem noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hemat + ein : a reddish brown crystalline phenolic quinonoid compound C16H12O6 constituting the essential dye in logwood extracts see hematoxylin …   Useful english dictionary

  • C16H12O6 — Hematein Hem a*te in, n. [Gr. ?, ?, blood.] (Chem.) A reddish brown or violet crystalline substance, {C16H12O6}, got from hematoxylin by partial oxidation, and regarded as analogous to the phthaleins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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