Definition of Indoxyl

1. n. A nitrogenous substance, C8H7NO, isomeric with oxindol, obtained as an oily liquid.



Definition of Indoxyl

1. Noun. (organic compound) A hydroxyl derivative of indole produced by bacterial degradation of indoleacetic acid ¹

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Definition of Indoxyl

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Indoxyl

1. A nitrogenous substance, C8H7NO, isomeric with oxindol, obtained as an oily liquid. Origin: Indigo + hydroxyl. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indoxyl

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indoxacarb
indoxyl (current term)
indoxyl esterase
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Literary usage of Indoxyl

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1. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann, Joseph Merritt Matthews (1896)
"When boiled with dilute acid it is decomposed into indoxyl and acid potassium ... 448) first separates any albumin by boiling 1 indoxyl-sulphuric acid is ..."

2. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1896)
""\Vhen boiled with dilute acid it is decomposed into indoxyl and acid potassium sulphate, ... 448) first separates any albumin by boiling 1 indoxyl- ..."

3. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry for Students of Medicine and Physicians by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"indoxyl Sulphate. — The indoxyl sulphate which occurs in the urine in combination with potassium and sodium is usually spoken of as indican, but should not ..."

4. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"indoxyl (contained in the urine as indican, the potassium salt of indoxyl-sulphuric acid) can be oxidized into indigo, and so detected and estimated. ..."

5. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"We proceed similarly in the detection of indoxyl- sulphuric acid in urine. ... This acid loses CO2 when it is heated, and becomes ethyl indoxyl, ..."

6. Chemistry of Urine: A Practical Guide to the Analytical Examination of by Alfred Henry Allen (1895)
"Normal urine contains traces of the potassium salt of indoxyl ... 2 Potassium indoxyl-sulphate crystallises from hot alcohol in colourless lustrous tables, ..."

7. The Natural Organic Colouring Matters by Arthur George Perkin, Arthur Ernest Everest (1918)
"to the fact that some quantity of the indoxyl (4 per cent. ... arises from the instability of indoxyl itself, which even in an atmosphere of hydrogen at 50° ..."

8. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"When digested wilh acids the salt decomposes into sulphuric acid and indoxyl, which forms indigo blue by the addition of a little ferric chloride (an excess ..."

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