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A yellow crystalline organic compound, C13H10O, that is soluble in ether and is used as a fungicide and in organic synthesis. The structural unit of xanthene is a feature in several fluorescent dyes.


(Elements & Compounds) a yellowish crystalline heterocyclic compound used as a fungicide; benzo-1,4-pyran. Its molecular structural unit is found in many dyes, such as rhodamine and fluorescein. Formula: CH2(C6H4)2O


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a yellow, crystalline substance, C13H10O, used in organic synthesis and as a fungicide.
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These compounds or phytochemical constituents incorporate terpenes, flavonoid, bioflavonoid, benzophenones, xanthenes and also a few metabolites, for example, tannins, saponins, cyanates, oxalate and anthrax-quinones [6].
The activity of hepatoprotective plants has been related to certain secondary metabolites, such as alkaloids, coumarins, carotenoids, flavonoids, glycosides, lignans, xanthenes, lipids, monoterpenes, and organic acids (Oh et al.
Oncology company Provectus Biopharmaceuticals (NYSE MKT:PVCT) disclosed on Tuesday the receipt of the US patent covering additional aspects of its process for synthesizing halogenated xanthenes, which is part of the family of compound of rose bengal.
Compound 1 displayed profound inhibition of xanthenes oxidase with IC50 values of 11.
The application details a new process for the manufacture of Rose Bengal and related iodinated xanthenes in high purity.
Presence of secondary metabolites like xanthenes phenols quinonoids terpenoids and various flavonoids have previously been documented to inhibit snake venom enzymes.
In recent years, xanthenes are an important class of organic compounds that find use as dyes, fluorescent material for visualization of biomolecules and in laser technologies due to their useful spectroscopic properties [3].
2] agonists, xanthenes, and cough and cold medications, were obtained from five pharmacies in Puerto Rico.
Depsides, depsidones, dibenzofuranes, xanthenes, an thraquinones and usnic acids are amongst the more extensively studied lichen metabolites (Honda and Vilegas, 1998).