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]
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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.
On the other hand, no fragment for the known phloroglucin exclusion is detected, arguing for a substitution of the A-ring.
John's wort is the phloroglucin derivative hyperforin, which has long been known to possess antibacterial activity (Gurevich et al.