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 (ĭn-dĭg′ə-tĭn, ĭn′dĭ-gō′-)
See indigo.

[indigo + -in.]
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(ɪnˈdɪɡətɪn; ˌɪndɪˈɡəʊ-)
(Dyeing) another name for indigo1
[C19: from indigo + -in]
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in′digo blue′

2. Also called indigo, indigotin. a dark blue, water-insoluble, crystalline powder, C16H10N2O2, the coloring principle of the dye indigo.
in′di•go-blue′, adj.
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Noun1.indigotin - a blue dye obtained from plants or made syntheticallyindigotin - a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
dye, dyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
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The dyes used on these oldest colored textiles to be found in the Middle East outside Egypt, were identified by high-pressure liquid chromatography as deriving from two plants: madder roots for the red dye and indigotin from the woad plant for the blue.
All active ingredients [Baicalin, Liquiritin, Indigotin, Indirubin, Sitosterol, Chlorogenic acid, Matrine, Daidzein, Betaine, Oleanolic acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Folate] were suspended in DMSO and diluted to final concentration 25 umol L-1 in DMEM without FBS and antibiotics as the ligand supplemented media.
Similarly, Zou and Koh observed the same mass losses with the determination of indigotin by LC/ESI-MS/MS at m/z 242.8, but the mass loss means the derivation of carboxide addition and phenolic hydroxyl [29].