haematein


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haematein

(ˌhiːməˈtiːɪn; ˌhɛm-) or

hematein

n
(Biochemistry) a dark purple water-insoluble crystalline substance obtained from logwood and used as an indicator and biological stain. Formula: C16H12O6
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On the rapid conversion of Haematoxylin into haematein in staining reactions.