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(Science: chemical) Colouring matter from the insect coccus cacti l. It is used in foods, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, etc., as a dye, and also has use as a microscopic stain and biological marker.

Pharmacological action: dyes, food colouring agents.

chemical name: 2-Anthracenecarboxylic acid, 7-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-9,10-dihydro-3,5,6,8-tetrahydroxy-1-methyl-9,10-dioxo-

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Mother-of-cider & Alveolar Structures

... and the mother-of-wine-vinegar within the framework of a university report. Having colored a fresh and superficiel mother of cider with a alum carmine solution (reddens cellulose), we've observed strange structures from MO x100 to x1000. These alveolar structures show refringence phenomenons ...

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by Dhyâna
Sat Dec 12, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Mother-of-cider & Alveolar Structures
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