Molecules 2001, 6(9), 736-769; doi:10.3390/60900736
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Tyrian Purple: 6,6’-Dibromoindigo and Related Compounds

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Received: 15 August 2001; Accepted: 20 August 2001 / Published: 31 August 2001
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Abstract: The genesis of the purple dye from shellfish, its composition, origin, intermediates, analysis and synthesis of the components, 6,6’-dibromoindigo, 6-bromoindigo and 6,6’-dibromoindirubin are reviewed.
Keywords: 6; 6’-dibromoindigo; 6-bromoindigo; 6; 6’-dibromoindirubin; tyrindoxyl; tyriverdin; tyrindoleninone; tyrindolinone; synthesis; structure; properties

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