ponceau


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ponceau

(pɒnˈsəʊ)
n
1. (Colours) the scarlet red colour of the corn poppy
2. (Dyeing) dyeing a dye of the scarlet red colour of the corn poppy
adj
(Colours) scarlet red
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"That day, at the Ponceau Fountain, there were wild men and women, who fought and assumed many aspects, as they sang little motets and bergerettes."
"And a little below the Ponceau, at the Trinity," pursued Liénarde, "there was a passion performed, and without any speaking."
The study was the third such experiment of its kind carried out by Trading Standards officers who were disappointed to find that the number of curry houses using illegal levels of Tartrazine (E102),Sunset Yellow (E110)and Ponceau 4R (E124)had remained at similar levels despite publicity highlighting the dangers.
The study was the third such experiment of its kind carried out by Trading Standards officers who were disappointed to find that the number of curry houses using illegal levels of Tartrazine (E102), Sunset Yellow (E110) and Ponceau 4R (E124) had remained at similar levels despite publicity highlighting the dangers.
Histochemical tests were performed, seeking to observe some ergastric substances, using the following dyes and reagents: Lugol to detect starch (Jensen, 1962), Ruthenium Red to identify various polysaccharides and pectins (Johansen, 1940); Xilidine Ponceau (O' Brien and McCully, 1981) to detect protein reserves; Sudan IV (Brundett et al., 1991) to detect lipophilic substances, and Iron Chloride III to determine the occurrence of general phenolic compounds (Johansen, 1940).
The university study, published in 2007, found consumption of the preservative sodium benzoate (E211), or of six artificial colours; tartrazine (E102), ponceau 4R (E124), sunset yellow (E110), carmoisine (E122), quinoline yellow (E104) and allura red AC (E129), can exacerbate the behavioural problems of some children.
La calidad de la transferencia de las proteinas se verifico por tincion con Ponceau (16).
It's coloured with E124 - Ponceau 4R, which is said to cause hyperactivity and is banned in food for under-threes.
The colourings involved are sunset yellow (E110), quinoline yellow (E104), carmoisine (E122), allura red (E129), tartrazine (E102) and ponceau 4R (E124).