isatin definition

  • noun:
    • The indole derivative 1H-indole-2,3-dione, utilized in the forming of dyes.
    • An orange-red crystalline compound, C8H5NO2, gotten by the oxidation of indigo-blue. It is also produced from certain derivatives of benzoic acid, and is one essential supply of artificial indigo.
    • A compound (C8H5NO2) acquired by oxidizing indigo.

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