auxochrome


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auxochrome

(ˈɔːksəˌkrəʊm)
n
(Dyeing) a group of atoms that can be attached to a chromogen to convert it into a dye
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Auxochrome groups act as color enhancers and also increases the affinity of dye molecule towards the structure of fabric [2].
Flavonoids is a crystalline solid, a few (such as flavone glycosides) amorphous powder, color of flavonoids and molecular whether there cross conjugated system and auxochrome group (- Oh, - OC[H.
Most of them are synthetic in nature, made up of two key components: the chromophore, responsible for the color, and the auxochrome, that not only supplement the chromophore but also render the solubility of molecule in water and give enhanced affinity to attach the fiber [2].