Indole
Indole In"dole, Indol In"dol([i^]n"d[=o]l), n. [Indigo + -ol of phenol.] (Chem., Physiol. Chem.) A white, crystalline substance, {C8H7N}, obtained from blue indigo, and almost all indigo derivatives, by a process of reduction; chemically, it is 2,3-benzopyrrole, a bicyclic heterocyclic compound, having a benzene ring fused to a pyrrole ring. It is also formed from proteinaceous matter, together with skatol, by putrefaction, and by fusion with caustic potash, and is present in human excrement, as well as in the intestinal canal of some herbivora. It is produced in rich growth media by the intestinal bacterium {Escherichia coli}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Indole — Structure Général Synonymes 2,3 benzopyrrole ketole 1 benzazole …   Wikipédia en Français

  • indole — [ ɛ̃dɔl ] n. m. • 1873; de ind(igo) et lat. oleum « huile » ♦ Chim. Composé de formule C8H7N, faiblement basique, obtenu par distillation de l indigo, présent dans certaines essences de fleurs (jasmin, oranger), dans les matières intestinales, et …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • índole — sustantivo femenino 1. Carácter de una persona: Es de índole tranquila. 2. Rasgo diferencial de una cosa: Sus dolencias son de índole intestinal. Su belleza es de índole mediterránea …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • indole — / indole/ s.f. [dal lat. indoles, comp. di indu (= in  ) e tema di alĕre alimentare ; propr., in origine, accrescimento ]. 1. [insieme di naturali inclinazioni che concorrono alla formazione del carattere individuale: una persona d i. mite,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • indole — indole. См. индол. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • índole — s. f. 1. Propensão natural. 2. Caráter. 3. Tendência …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • índole — (Del lat. indŏles). 1. f. Condición e inclinación natural propia de cada persona. 2. Naturaleza, calidad y condición de las cosas …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • indole — [in′dōl΄] n. [< INDIGO + PHENOL] a white, crystalline compound, C8H7N, obtained from indigo and other sources and formed as a product of the intestinal putrefaction of proteins: it is used in perfumery, as a reagent, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Indole — Chembox new Name = Indole ImageFile = Indole chemical structure.png ImageSize = 280px ImageName = Chemical structure of indole IUPACName = Indole OtherNames = 2,3 Benzopyrrole, ketole, 1 benzazole Section1 = Chembox Identifiers SMILES = C1(NC=C2) …   Wikipedia

  • índole — (Del lat. indoles.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 Modo de ser y de comportarse propio y natural de una persona. SINÓNIMO condición 2 Naturaleza y calidad de una cosa: ■ nuestro problema es de índole económica; se trata de una cuestión de índole… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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