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haematein or (US) hematein (ˌhiːməˈtiːɪn, ˌhɛm-, ˌhiːməˈtiːɪn, ˌhɛm-)
a dark purple water-insoluble crystalline substance obtained from logwood and used as an indicator and biological stain. Formula: C16H12O6
hematein or (US) hematein

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