Xylindein

Xylindein is a quinone pigment, a dimeric naphthoquinone derivative. It is produced by fungi from genus Chlorociboria. This pigment causes green staining of wood infected by the fungi. ==Etymology== This pigment was firstly extracted in 1868 by Paul Thénard from wood and resembled indigo, so he called it xylindéine. Combination of xyl- (wood) an...
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Xylindein

• (n.) A green or blue pigment produced by Peziza in certain kinds of decayed wood, as the beech, oak, birch, etc., and extracted as an amorphous powder resembling indigo.
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Xylindein

Xy·lin'de·in noun (Chemistry) A green or blue pigment produced by Peziza in certain kinds of decayed wood, as the beech, oak, birch, etc., and extracted as an amorphous powder resembling indigo.
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