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Gossypol

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Gossypol

(Science: chemical) 1,1',6,6',7,7'-hexahydroxy-3,3'-dimethyl-5,5'-bis(1-methylethyl)(2,2'-binaphthalene)-8,8'-dicarboxaldehyde. Poisonous pigment found in cottonseed and potentially irritating to gastrointestinal tract.

chemical name: (2,2'-Binaphthalene)-8,8'-dicarboxaldehyde, 1,1',6,6',7,7'-hexahydroxy-3,3'-dimethyl-5,5'-bis(1-methylethyl)-