ISATIN

Noun

isatin (plural isatins)

(organic compound) The indole derivative 1H-indole-2,3-dione, used in the synthesis of dyes.

Anagrams

• Isanti

Source: Wiktionary


I"sa*tin, n. Etym: [See Isatis.] (Chem.)

Definition: An orange-red crystalline substance, C8H5NO2, obtained by the oxidation of indigo blue. It is also produced from certain derivatives of benzoic acid, and is one important source of artificial indigo. [Written also, less properly, isatine.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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