Crocin

Crocin is a natural carotenoid chemical compound that is found in the flowers crocus and gardenia. It is the diester formed from the disaccharide gentiobiose and the dicarboxylic acid crocetin. It has a deep red color and forms crystals with a melting point of 186 ┬░C. When dissolved in water, it forms an orange solution. Crocin is the chemical in...
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Crocin

• (n.) The coloring matter of Chinese yellow pods, the fruit of Gardenia grandiflora. • (n.) A red powder (called also polychroite), which is made from the saffron (Crocus sativus). See Polychroite.
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Crocin

Cro'cin noun [ Greek ............ saffron.] (Chemistry) (a) The coloring matter of Chinese yellow pods, the fruit of Gardenia grandiflora . Watts. (b) A red powder (called also polychroite ), which is made from the saffron ( Crocus sativus ). See ...
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Crocin

Crocin is a colouring matter obtained from the fruit of Gardenia grandiflora, Chinese yellow pods, largely used in China for dyeing silk, wool, and other fabrics yellow.
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