Definition of Isatin

1. n. An orange-red crystalline substance, C8H5NO2, obtained by the oxidation of indigo blue. It is also produced from certain derivatives of benzoic acid, and is one important source of artificial indigo.



Definition of Isatin

1. Noun. (organic compound) The indole derivative ''1H-indole-2,3-dione'' that is used in the synthesis of dyes ¹

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Definition of Isatin

1. a chemical compound [n -S] : ISATINIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Isatin

1. An orange-red crystalline substance, C8H5NO2, obtained by the oxidation of indigo blue. It is also produced from certain derivatives of benzoic acid, and is one important source of artificial indigo. Alternative forms:, less properly, isatine See: Isatis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isatin

isagoge
isagoges
isagogic
isagogical
isagogics
isagon
isallobar
isallobaric
isallobars
isamiashi
isapostolic
isarithm
isarithms
isatide
isatides
isatin (current term)
isatine
isatines
isatinic
isatins
isatis
isatogen
isatogens
isatropic
isatropic acid
isauxesis
isavuconazole
isba
isbas
ischaemia

Literary usage of Isatin

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"isatin distilled in a retort loaves a large residue of charcoal (Erdmann, Laurent). ... When isatin is suspended in hot water, and a current of chlorine is ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry by Victor Regnault, James Curtis Booth, William L. Faber (1865)
"isatin may also be obtained by heating indigo with a mixture of bichromate of ... isatin is slightly soluble in cold water, but largely so in boiling water, ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Karl Schorlemmer (1889)
"He also found that dilute nitric acid oxidizes isatin to nitro-salicylic ... 315), and subsequently showed that this substance is also formed when isatin is ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1867)
"The mass containing isatin mixed with a large quantity of a brown resinous ... When isatin is distilled in closed vessels a considerable portion of it ..."

5. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1900)
"Impure isatin separates on cooling, and is washed with ammoniacal water. isatin forms deep yellowish-red prismatic crystals, sparingly soluble in cold water ..."

6. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1859)
"The solution is boiled with several quarts of water, and filtered boiling as rapidly as possible; after 12 hours the isatin separates in reddish crystalline ..."

7. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds; Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1885)
"They are saponified by alkalies, and yield salts of isatin and ... Acids separate isatin from these. Ammonium sulphide with air contact converts them at ..."

8. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"isatin distilled in a retort loaves a large residue of charcoal (Erdmann, Laurent). ... When isatin is suspended in hot water, and a current of chlorine is ..."

9. Elements of Chemistry by Victor Regnault, James Curtis Booth, William L. Faber (1865)
"isatin may also be obtained by heating indigo with a mixture of bichromate of ... isatin is slightly soluble in cold water, but largely so in boiling water, ..."

10. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Karl Schorlemmer (1889)
"He also found that dilute nitric acid oxidizes isatin to nitro-salicylic ... 315), and subsequently showed that this substance is also formed when isatin is ..."

11. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1867)
"The mass containing isatin mixed with a large quantity of a brown resinous ... When isatin is distilled in closed vessels a considerable portion of it ..."

12. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1900)
"Impure isatin separates on cooling, and is washed with ammoniacal water. isatin forms deep yellowish-red prismatic crystals, sparingly soluble in cold water ..."

13. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1859)
"The solution is boiled with several quarts of water, and filtered boiling as rapidly as possible; after 12 hours the isatin separates in reddish crystalline ..."

14. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds; Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1885)
"They are saponified by alkalies, and yield salts of isatin and ... Acids separate isatin from these. Ammonium sulphide with air contact converts them at ..."

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