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(Science: chemical) A yellowish, alcohol and ether soluble compound that serves as the chemical core for the dyes fluoroscein, eosin and rhodamine, by itself, xanthene is used as a fungicide and in organic synthesis.

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Question about mitochondira

... have small number of mitochondria, because they still able to do photosynthesis, without chloroplasts but chromoplasts, for instance carotene, xanthene, etc.

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jul 14, 2005 7:14 am
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Topic: Question about mitochondira
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