Isatin definition

īsətin
(organic chemistry) The indole derivative 1H-indole-2,3-dione, used in the synthesis of dyes.
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A reddish-orange, crystalline compound, C8H5NO2, produced by the oxidation of indigo and used in making dyes.
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Alternative Form of isatin - isatine

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isatin
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isatins