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 (və-nĭl′ĭn, văn′ə-lĭn)
A white or yellowish crystalline compound, C8H8O3, found in vanilla beans and certain balsams and resins or produced synthetically and used in perfumes, flavorings, and pharmaceuticals.


(ˈvænɪlɪn; vəˈnɪlɪn)
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline aldehyde found in vanilla and many natural balsams and resins; 3-methoxy-4-hydroxybenzaldehyde. It is a by-product of paper manufacture and is used as a flavouring and in perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Formula: (CH3O)(OH)C6H3CHO


(vəˈnɪl ɪn, ˈvæn l-)

a white, crystalline solid, C8H8O3, obtained from the vanilla bean or prepared synthetically, used chiefly as a flavoring agent and in perfumery.
[1865–70; vanill(a) + -in1]
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Noun1.vanillin - a crystalline compound found in vanilla beans and some balsam resins; used in perfumes and flavorings
vanilla bean - long bean-like fruit; seeds are used as flavoring
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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Contract awarded for Refueling and seasoning (pepper ground, Bay leaf, Vegetable seasoning, Vanillin, Vinegar 9%, Salt)
Whereas the medium barrels just had less vanillin and contributed less to the winemaking process.
He says that in an attempt to take advantage of the high prices, some farm- ers harvested immature beans, which had little or no aroma because of the low quantity of vanillin, which contains the much-needed aroma.
Considering the treatment of cerebral ischemia, it has been reported an important neuroprotective effect of vanillin and HBA against ischemic neuronal cell death in the hippocampal CAI region in gerbils subject to transient global ischemia (Kim et al.
Evolva's products include stevia, resveratrol, vanillin, nootkatone and saffron.
In this study, ten compounds were isolated from ethyl acetate fraction of its whole plant for the first time, and identified to be 7-(3-ethoxy-5-methoxyphenyl) propane-7,8,9-triol (1), secoisolariciresinol (2), (+)-pinoresinol (3), syringaresinol (4), eugenyl-O-b-D-glucopyranoside (5), benzyl-O-b-D-glucopyranoside (6), p-hydroxy-benzaldehyde (7), vanillin (8), syringaldehyde (9), 3-hydroxy-l-(4-hydroxy-3, 5-dimethoxyphenyl)-1-propanone (10) on the basis of ESI-MS and NMR spectra.
4 The vanillin found in vanilla extract may have cholesterol-lowering benefits.
This method is based on the ability of vanillin reacted with units of condensed tannins in the presence of acid to produce a colored complex measured 500 nm.
Chemical engineers from Europe and the US discuss different materials and strategies for photo-triggered microcapsules preparation and applications, including photosensitive microcapsules and smart microcapsules based on photo-isomerizable moieties; the growth and applications of microencapsulation in the textile and food industries, such as vanillin microcapsules and polyphenols encapsulation for natural products; uses in functional coatings; micro and nanocapsules as supports for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy; and silica-based inorganic microcapsules and their application in industry.
uk and Mr & Mrs Fine Wine) has a most exotic nose of vanillin stone fruit, mainly peaches and apricots.
In one example, vanillin is extracted from lignin and condensed with acetic anhydride to form acetylferulic acid, and reduced to acetyldihydroferulic acid with hydrogen.