indigotin


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Related to indigotin: Indigofera tinctoria, anil

in·di·go

(in'di-gō), [C.I. 73000]
A blue dyestuff obtained from Indigofera tinctoria, and other species of Indigofera (family Leguminosae); also made synthetically.
Synonym(s): indigo blue, indigotin
[L. indicum, fr. G. indikon, indigo, ntr. of Indikos, Indian]

indigotin

/in·dig·o·tin/ (in″dĭ-go´tin) a neutral, tasteless, insoluble, dark blue powder, the principal ingredient of commercial indigo.
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Determination of indican, isatin, indirubin and indigotin in Isatis indigotica by liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry.