CHEBI:90116 - hematein

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ChEBI Name hematein
ChEBI ID CHEBI:90116
Definition An organic heterotetracyclic compound that is -6a,7-dihydrobenzo[b]indeno[1,2-d]pyran-9-one carrying four hydroxy substituents at positions 3, 4, 6a and 10.
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Formula C16H12O6
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 300.263
Monoisotopic Mass 300.063
InChI InChI=1S/C16H12O6/c17-10-2-1-8-13-9-4-12(19)11(18)3-7(9)5-16(13,21)6-22-15(8)14(10)20/h1-4,17,19-21H,5-6H2
InChIKey HLUCICHZHWJHLL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C=12C(=C(C(O)=CC1)O)OCC3(C2=C4C(C3)=CC(=O)C(=C4)O)O
Roles Classification
Application(s): histological dye
A dye used in microscopic or electron microscopic examination of cells and tissues to give contrast and to highlight particular features of interest, such as nuclei and cytoplasm.
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Outgoing hematein (CHEBI:90116) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
hematein (CHEBI:90116) is a enol (CHEBI:33823)
hematein (CHEBI:90116) is a organic heterotetracyclic compound (CHEBI:38163)
hematein (CHEBI:90116) is a phenols (CHEBI:33853)
hematein (CHEBI:90116) is a quinomethanes (CHEBI:52404)
hematein (CHEBI:90116) is a tertiary alcohol (CHEBI:26878)
IUPAC Name
3,4,6a,10-tetrahydroxy-6a,7-dihydrobenzo[b]indeno[1,2-d]pyran-9(6H)-one
Synonyms Sources
C.I. 75290 ChEBI
Haematine ChEBI
Hematine ChemIDplus
Natural black 1 ChEBI
Manual Xref Database
Hematein Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
475-25-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
93039 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Last Modified
27 October 2015