Alizarin

Alizarin or 1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone (also known as Mordant Red 11 and Turkey Red) is an organic compound with formula {chem|C|14|H|8|O|4} that has been used throughout history as a prominent red dye, principally for dyeing textile fabrics. Historically it was derived from the roots of plants of the madder genus. In 1869, it became the first nat...
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Alizarin

• (n.) A coloring principle, C14H6O2(OH)2, found in madder, and now produced artificially from anthracene. It produces the Turkish reds.
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alizarin

1,2-dihydroxyanthracene-9,10-dione
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alizarin

1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone, a once-important orange-red dye, originally extracted from the root of the madder (Rubia tinctorum) but after 1871 made synthetically from anthraquinone by a process developed by William Perkin (1869). An earlier German synthesis (1868) was the first laboratory preparatio...
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alizarin

alizarine noun an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
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Alizarin

A·liz'a·rin noun [ French alizarine , from alizari .] (Chemistry) A coloring principle, C 14 H 6 O 2 (OH) 2 , found in madder, and now produced artificially from anthracene. It produces the Turkish reds.
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alizarin

a red dye originally obtained from the root of the common madder plant, Rubia tinctorum, in which it occurs combined with the sugars xylose and ... [3 related articles]
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alizarin

alizarin (uliz'urin) , or 1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone, mordant vegetable dye obtained originally from the root of the madder plant (Rubia tinctorum), in which it occurs as a glucoside. The term also includes a group of synthetic dyestuffs prepared from coal-tar derivatives. A method for the synth...
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alizarin

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-liz′ă-rin Definitions: 1. a red dye that occurs in the root of madder (Rubia tinctorum and other Rubiaceae) in glucose combination (ruberythric acid) as orange needles, slightly soluble in water; used by the ancients as a dye. Now produced synthetically from anthracene and used in the manufacture of dyes,...
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alizarin

[n] - an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
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