morindin definition

  • noun:
    • A yellow dyestuff obtained from the rootbark of an East Indian plant, Morinda citrifolia.
    • A yellow dyestuff (C27H30O14) obtained from the source bark of an East Indian plant (Morinda citrifolia) or through the bark of Coprosma australis. The compound can be based in the fresh fruit of this Morinda citrifolia, known as noni, that is promoted by some merchants to own a stimulatory influence on the immune system. It really is a disaccharide by-product of anthracenedione.
    • A yellow substance, C26H18O14.H2O, contained in the root-bark of Morinda citrifolia and M. tinctoria from India. It crystallizes in tiny needles and closely resembles ruberythric acid. Known as because of the locals suranji.
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