phloroglucin


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phlor·o·glu·cin

, phloroglucinolphloroglucol (flōr'ō-glū'sin, -glū'sin-ol, -glū'kol),
An isomer of pyrogallol, obtained from resorcinol by fusion with caustic soda; used as a reagent with vanillin, as a decalcifier of bone specimens, and as an antispasmodic.
[phloridzin + G. glykys, sweet, + -in]

phloroglucin

a dye that with hydrochloric acid, stains LIGNIN bright red in sections of plant material.
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Phloroglucin microchemical testing shows that lignin is concentrated in lignified fibers located in fibrous vascular strands (Fig.
John's wort is the phloroglucin derivative hyperforin, which has long been known to possess antibacterial activity (Gurevich et al.