noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary catechu + 1-in Date: 1853 a crystalline flavonoid compound C15H14O6 or its derivatives having antioxidant properties and used in dyeing and tanning

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  • Catechin — IUPAC name (2R,3S) 2 (3,4 dihydroxyphenyl) 3,4 dihydro 2H chromene 3,5,7 …   Wikipedia

  • Catechin — Cat e*chin, n. (Chem.) One of the tannic acids ({C15H14O6}), extracted from {catechu} as a white, crystalline substance; called also {catechuic acid}, {catechinic acid}, {cyanidol}, and {catechuin}. It is a flavonoid found generally in higher… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catechin — [kat′ə chin΄, kat′əkin΄] n. [< CATECH(U) + IN1] a yellow, powdery, acid compound, C15H14O6, used in tanning, textile printing, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Catechin — Strukturformel von (−) Catechin (Flavan 3 ol). Catechine sind polyphenolische Pflanzenmetabolite aus der Gruppe der Flavanole. Catechine, die als hydrierte Flavone oder Anthocyanidine aufzufassen sind, kommen als Zwischenstufen der Biosynthese… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • catechin — /kat i chin, kin/, n. a water soluble, astringent yellow compound, C15H14O6, found in gambier, used chiefly in tanning and dyeing. [1850 55; CATECH(U) + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • catechin — noun catechol …   Wiktionary

  • catechin — Derived from catechu, and used as an astringent in diarrhea and as a stain. SYN: catechinic acid, catechuic acid, cyanidol. * * * cat·e·chin kat ə .kin n a crystalline compound C15H14O6 that is related chemically to the flavones, is found in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Catechin — Ca|te|chin 〈[ çi:n] n. 11; meist Pl.; Chem.〉 in Pflanzen enthaltene organische Verbindung, die als Grundlage für natürliche Gerbstoffe verwendet wird [lat.] * * * Ca|te|chin [nlat. Acacia catechu = Gerberakazie (Bot.); ↑ in (3)], das; s, e; Syn …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Catechin — Ca|te|chin 〈[ çi:n] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: e; meist Pl.; Chemie〉 in Pflanzen enthaltene organ. Verbindung, die als Grundlage für natürl. Gerbstoffe verwendet wird [Etym.: lat.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • catechin — n. (Chemistry) soluble chemical compound derived from some plants, crystalline compound chemically related to the flavones (used in industrial and medical applications) …   English contemporary dictionary

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